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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GRIE'VOUS, adjective [from grieve, or grief.] Heavy; oppressive; burdensome; as a grievous load of taxes.

1. Afflictive; painful; hard to be borne.

Correction is grievous to him that forsaketh the way. Proverbs 15:1.

2. Causing grief or sorrow.

The thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight, because of his son. Genesis 21:11.

3. Distressing.

The famine was very grievous in the land. Genesis 12:10.

4. Great; atrocious.

Because their sin is very grievous Gen 18.

5. Expressing great uneasiness; as a grievous complaint.

6. Provoking; offensive; tending to irritate; as grievous words. Proverbs 15:1.

7. Hurtful; destructive; causing mischief; as grievous wolves. Acts 20:29.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GRIE'VOUSLY, adverb With pain; painfully; with great pain or distress; as, to be grievously afflicted.

1. With discontent, ill will or grief.

2. Calamitously; miserably; greatly; with great uneasiness, distress or grief.

3. Atrociously; as, to sin or offend grievously

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GRIE'VOUSNESS, noun Oppressiveness; weight that gives pain or distress; as the grievousness of a burden.

1. Pain; affliction; calamity; distress; as the grievousness of sickness, war or famine.

2. Greatness; enormity; atrociousness; as the grievousness of sin or offenses.