Grievous in a sentence as an adjective

I started off planning to say that 'apposed' is not a word, and that you've made some sort of grievous error.

Some ******* came along and berated him for it, as if he'd committed some kind of grievous sin.

If you're self-aware about why it happens, I can sympathize, as I've made grievous mistakes in my life that cost me some reputation as well.

This would be a grievous violation of the sovereignty of the Ukraine, and would probably be regarded as a dangerous precedent.

However, when something out of the "ordinary" happens, such as the grievous Newtown murders, the attention of the crowd has been once again achieved.

And one doing grievous harm to our national R&D.[2] We could even "do more" by doing less in some cases: stopping support for programs that aren't helping, but are instead warping markets and political structures.

Half of Americans think it's okay to imprison suspects for life without evidence, to **** suspects and their families in drone strikes, and many well-respected tech companies do all sorts of grievous harm.

Alas, it's being reported as if it were serious and I feel like someone must point out the obvious, grievous flaws:According to the article, the finding is based on an MRI of exactly one subject, Alex Brooks.

Grievous definitions


causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

See also: dangerous grave serious severe life-threatening


causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"

See also: heartbreaking heartrending


of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

See also: grave heavy weighty


shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"

See also: atrocious flagitious monstrous