grimly


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grim

 (grĭm)
adj. grim·mer, grim·mest
1.
a. Discouraging or depressing: The business news has been grim lately.
b. Dismal; gloomy: a grim, rainy day.
2.
a. Stern or forbidding: The judge was grim when handing out the sentence.
b. Repellent or horrifying: the grim task of searching for bodies in the rubble. See Synonyms at ghastly.
3. Unrelenting or uncompromising: grim determination.

[Middle English, from Old English, fierce, severe.]

grim′ly adv.
grim′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.grimly - in a grim implacable manner; "he was grimly satisfied"
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grimly

[ˈgrɪmlɪ] ADV (= gravely) → gravemente; (= determinedly) → denodadamente
"he's badly hurt," she said grimly-está muy malherido -dijo gravemente or en tono grave, -está gravemente herido -dijo con seriedad
"this isn't good enough," he said grimly-esto no vale -dijo con seriedad
he fought grimly to keep afloatluchó con todas sus fuerzas or denodadamente para mantenerse a flote
his face was grimly determinedtenía una expresión de total determinación
"I'll be careful," he smiled grimly-tendré cuidado -dijo con una sonrisa forzada

grimly

[ˈgrɪmli] adv [say] → d'un air sévère

grimly

adv fight, struggle, hold onverbissen; (= sternly) look, nod, saymit grimmiger Miene; smile, silentgrimmig; bleak, barrentrostlos; depressinggrauenhaft; grimly determinedverbissen

grimly

[ˈgrɪmlɪ] adv (frown, look) → cupamente; (continue, hold on) → risolutamente; (fight) → accanitamente

grim

(grim) adjective
1. horrible; very unpleasant. The soldiers had a grim task looking for bodies in the wrecked houses.
2. angry; fierce-looking; not cheerful. The boss looks a bit grim this morning.
3. stubborn, unyielding. grim determination.
ˈgrimness noun
ˈgrimly adverb
She held on grimly to the hope that there would be survivors.
like grim death
with great determination.
References in classic literature ?
That he had no fear of or desire to avoid responsibility for his acts he grimly evidenced by marking with a dagger's point upon the foreheads of those who fell before his own sword the initials NT.
I'll settle Miss Anne when she comes home," said Marilla grimly, as she shaved up kindlings with a carving knife and with more vim than was strictly necessary.
The lion's head looked down with a grimly good-natured aspect as the children clustered around the old gentleman's knees.
And there is a race there that plays it grimly with men and naked swords.
The captain in his armchair, holding on grimly at the head of the table, with the soup-tureen rolling on one side of the cabin and the steward sprawling on the other, would observe, looking at me: "That's your one-third above the beams.
It was explained to them as being a friendly arrangement and transfer, but they shook their heads grimly, and considered it an act of subjugation of their ancient allies.
He heard his sentence grimly, silently, and thoughtfully.
She hung her head for she felt their eyes grimly upon her.
Old Governor Bellingham would come grimly forth, with his King James' ruff fastened askew, and Mistress Hibbins, with some twigs of the forest clinging to her skirts, and looking sourer than ever, as having hardly got a wink of sleep after her night ride; and good Father Wilson too, after spending half the night at a death-bed, and liking ill to be disturbed, thus early, out of his dreams about the glorified saints.
Yes, I think we're in for some excitement," observed Tom grimly.
And, besides, that sort of thing's not in my line," he added, rather grimly.
His surprise will be short-lived," replied the ape-man grimly, and there was that in his tone that made her look up into his face in alarm.