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gross

 (grōs)
adj. gross·er, gross·est
1.
a. Exclusive of deductions; total: gross profits. See Synonyms at whole.
b. Unmitigated in any way; utter: gross incompetence.
2. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense: gross injustice. See Synonyms at flagrant.
3.
a. Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude: "It is futile to expect a hungry and squalid population to be anything but violent and gross" (Thomas H. Huxley).
b. Disgusting or offensive: Don't you think slugs are gross? He told a gross joke.
4. Overweight; corpulent: "Sally is fat. She is gross. She must weigh twelve stone and more" (Margaret Drabble).
5.
a. On a large scale; not fine or detailed: gross anatomical similarities; gross motor skills.
b. Broad; general: the gross necessities of life.
n.
1. pl. gross·es The entire body or amount, as of income, before necessary deductions have been made.
2. pl. gross Abbr. gr. or gro. A group of 144 items; 12 dozen.
tr.v. grossed, gross·ing, gross·es
To earn as a total income or profit before deductions: The store grossed $10,000 last month.
Phrasal Verb:
gross out Slang
To fill with disgust; nauseate: "The trick in making a family film ... is finding ways to interest grown-ups without boring, confusing, or grossing out the younger set" (David Sterritt).

[Middle English, large, from Old French gros, from Late Latin grossus, thick. N., sense 2, Middle English grosse, from Old French grosse (douzain), large (dozen), feminine of gros.]

gross′er n.
gross′ly adv.
gross′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.grossly - in a gross manner
Translations
بِصورَة إجماليَّهفاضِحًا
hrubě
groft
törkeästi
vrlo
smánarlega, gróflega
ひどく
심하게
grovt
มากเกินไป
một cách trắng trợn

grossly

[ˈgrəʊslɪ] ADV
1. (= extremely) [unfair, inadequate] → sumamente; [inaccurate, negligent, inefficient] → sumamente, extremadamente; [misleading, incompetent, irresponsible, exaggerated] → sumamente, tremendamente; [mislead] → de forma escandalosa
he is grossly overweightestá obeso, está gordísimo
the police were grossly negligentla policía incurrió en graves negligencias
many employees are grossly underpaidmuchos empleados perciben unos sueldos extremadamente bajos
2. (= crassly) → burdamente
he didn't put it as grossly as thatno lo puso en términos tan crudos

grossly

[ˈgrəʊsli] adv
(= extremely) [inadequate, inflated] → extrêmement
to be grossly overweight → être obèse
to be grossly unfair → être extrêmement injuste
[overpaid, underpaid] → largement
We're grossly underpaid → Nous sommes largement sous-payés.gross margin nmarge f brutegross misconduct nfaute f gravegross national product nproduit m national brut

grossly

adv
(= very) unfair, misleading, inadequate, inaccurate, inefficient, irresponsibleäußerst; overweight, exaggerate, underestimate, overestimatestark; misleadgrob; underpaid, underfunded, overpaidextrem; to be grossly negligentgrob fahrlässig handeln
(= crassly) express, putkrass; classifygrob; grossly comicurkomisch
(inf: = coarsely) behave, talkderb, rüde; to eat grosslyessen wie ein Schwein

grossly

[ˈgrəʊslɪ] adv (exaggerate) → enormemente; (overestimate) → di molto
it's grossly unfair! → è proprio ingiusto!

gross

(grəus) adjective
1. very bad. gross errors/indecency.
2. vulgar. gross behaviour/language.
3. too fat. a large, gross woman.
4. total. The gross weight of a parcel is the total weight of the contents, the box, the wrapping etc.
noun
the total amount (of several things added together).
ˈgrossly adverb
grossly underpaid; He behaved grossly.

grossly

فاضِحًا hrubě groft äußerst χονδροειδώς extremadamente törkeästi grossièrement vrlo grossolanamente ひどく 심하게 walgelijk grovt wybitnie grosseiramente вульгарно grovt มากเกินไป göze batacak şekilde một cách trắng trợn 严重地
References in classic literature ?
It represents but grossly what took place within me at the sight to say that on the second my decision was made; yet I believe that no woman so overwhelmed ever in so short a time recovered her grasp of the ACT.
She had to destroy all the hopes which she had been so industriously feedingto appear in the ungracious character of the one preferred and acknowledge herself grossly mistaken and misjudging in all her ideas on one subject, all her observations, all her convictions, all her prophecies for the last six weeks.
It was an infamous prosecution, grossly infamous; but not the less likely to succeed on that account.
I liked it for a few moments, but she flattered me so very grossly that the pleasure was soon over.
To project one's soul into some gracious form, and let it tarry there for a moment; to hear one's own intellectual views echoed back to one with all the added music of passion and youth; to convey one's temperament into another as though it were a subtle fluid or a strange perfume: there was a real joy in that--perhaps the most satisfying joy left to us in an age so limited and vulgar as our own, an age grossly carnal in its pleasures, and grossly common in its aims.
Nothing could be more grossly absurd than the reproaches which the Abyssinian ecclesiastics aspersed us and our religion with.
The grossly immoral and dishonest doctrine of despotic State sovereignty, the exclusive judge of its own obligations, and responsible to no power on earth or in heaven, for the violation of them, is not there.
If an act of a particular State, though unfriendly to the national government, be generally popular in that State and should not too grossly violate the oaths of the State officers, it is executed immediately and, of course, by means on the spot and depending on the State alone.
With that speech, Dick consoled himself for his imposture; she was not deceived so grossly after all; and then if a fraud, was not the fraud piety itself?
Several passengers had got off at Green River, and were walking up and down the platforms; and among these Aouda recognised Colonel Stamp Proctor, the same who had so grossly insulted Phileas Fogg at the San Francisco meeting.
Suppose you were to use a grossly improper gesture to a delicate-minded woman--it is how she would look.
Now I suddenly realised vividly the hideous idea--revolting as a spider--of vice, which, without love, grossly and shamelessly begins with that in which true love finds its consummation.