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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 is scarcely possible that two men should be so grossly deceived by her at once.
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.
Matters of a much more extraordinary kind are to be the subject of this history, or I should grossly mis-spend my time in writing so voluminous a work; and you, my sagacious friend, might with equal profit and pleasure travel through some pages which certain droll authors have been facetiously pleased to call
It was put down entirely through the grossly illegal conduct of certain agitators in Boston and elsewhere, who were not slaves themselves, nor owners of slaves, nor had anything to do with the question really.
Rushworth, was all in her worst line of conduct, and grossly unkind and ill-judged; but she hoped he would not be actuated by any such degrading curiosity.
It was incomprehensible that she should care so much for a man who was so indifferent, so selfish, so grossly self-indulgent; and he divined dimly that in her heart she knew his indifference and his selfishness, knew them and loved him humbly all the same.
What we call the `just possible' is sometimes true and the thing we find it easier to believe is grossly false.
More than any woman I have ever met," Francis answered promptly, "and I consider your attitude towards her grossly presumptuous.
The physician followed my example--after having written his soothing prescription, and having been grossly insulted by the local practitioner's refusing to make use of it.
He was treated with a solemn respect accorded in the irreverent West only to the monarchs of the stage, and he accepted the profound homage with a sustained dignity seen nowhere else but behind the footlights and in the condensed falseness of some grossly tragic situation.
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.
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.