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Definition of grimness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    grimness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪmnəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪmnəs//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the fact of being unpleasant and depressing The novel depicts the grimness of life for the unemployed in Salford.
  2. 2the quality of looking or sounding very serious ‘We have no choice,’ he said with resigned grimness.