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grim

US [ɡrɪm]
UK [ɡrɪm]
  • adj.严肃的;坚定的;阴冷的;令人不快的
  • Web严酷的;严厉的;冷酷的
Comparative Degree:grimmer  Superlative:grimmest  
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adj.
1.
严肃的;坚定的;阴冷的looking or sounding very serious
a grim face/look/smile
严肃的面孔╱表情;冷笑
She looked grim.
她表情严肃。
with a look of grim determination on his face
他脸上带有的坚定不移的神态
grim-faced policemen
表情严肃的警察
2.
令人不快的;令人沮丧的unpleasant and depressing
grim news
令人沮丧的消息
We face the grim prospect of still higher unemployment.
我们面临着失业率进一步上升的暗淡前景。
The outlook is pretty grim.
前景令人甚感忧虑。
Things are looking grim for workers in the building industry.
对建筑业的工人来说,形势看来很不乐观。
3.
无吸引力的;阴森的;凄凉的not attractive; depressing
The house looked grim and dreary in the rain.
这房子在雨中显得阴郁凄凉。
the grim walls of the prison
令人抑郁的监狱四壁
4.
[nbn]
(informal)
生病的;不舒服的ill/sick
I feel grim this morning.
我今天早上感到不舒服。
5.
[nubn]
(informal)
质量低劣;糟糕of very low quality
Their performance was fairly grim, I'm afraid!
很遗憾,他们的表现真不怎么样!

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