grimness
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grimness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of news, report)
a. lo desalentador
2. (mood)
a. lo sombrío
3. (of expression, smile)
a. la adustez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (of landscape)
a. la desolación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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grimness [ˈɡrɪmnɪs]
noun
1 (gloominess) [of situation, outlook] lo desalentador; lo funesto; [of building, place, town] lo sombrío; lo lúgubre
2 (sternness) [of expression, face] seriedad (f); gravedad (f)
From the grimness on the doctor's face as he studied the X-ray, I guessed it was serious
there was a grimness in his voice su voz tenía un tono de seriedad or gravedad
3 (sinister quality) [of humour, joke, story] lo macabro
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