Grievous and Miserable


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Grievous adjective – Hard to accept or bear especially emotionally.
Usage example: the death of a spouse can be a grievous loss from which one never recovers

Miserable is a synonym for grievous in sorrowful topic. In some cases you can use "Miserable" instead an adjective "Grievous".
Nearby Words: grieve, grieved, grieving, grievously
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Miserable adjective – Deserving of one's pity.
Usage example: miserable refugees from the war-torn country

Grievous is a synonym for miserable in dreary topic. Sometimes you can use "Grievous" instead an adjective "Miserable", if it concerns topics such as sorrowful.
Nearby Words: misery, miserly, miserably, miser
Synonyms for Miserable

Things that words describes

look grievous look miserable look
defeat grievous defeat miserable defeat
fate grievous fate miserable fate
death grievous death miserable death
Other nouns: example, failure, deaths.
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