English dictionary definition of:



  • causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
  • shockingly brutal or cruel
  • of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
  • causing or marked by grief or anguish


atrocious dangerous flagitious grave heartbreaking heartrending heavy life-threatening monstrous serious severe weighty

Scrabble score for grievous

Scrabble score = 12

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 21:26:52 on 24-01-20

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