Translation of grievous in Spanish:


doloroso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɡriːvəs//ˈɡrivəs/



  • 1

    (loss) doloroso
    (disappointment) profundo
    (mistake) grave
    (wound/injury) de extrema gravedad
    grievous bodily harm lesiones (corporales) graves feminine
    • In some ways, the loss of an adult breadwinner is more grievous than that of a child, when one considers the knock-on effect on families.
    • Thus dishonest reporting has made truth a casualty of the war, causing grievous damage to the integrity of the journalistic profession.
    • But what I did not hear were specific new solutions on how to solve this grievous lack of funding for health care in the largest local system in the nation.
    • But those who survive have much more grievous wounds.
    • The greatest battle of the campaign was fought on the Suvla plain on 21 August, but, despite grievous losses, the greatly reinforced Turks held their ground.
    • He was told his catalogue of crimes was among the most grievous of sex offences when he was convicted yesterday at Leeds Crown Court.
    • But impeachment is an extreme step which must only be considered for the most grievous wrongdoing.
    • ‘To be guilty of a major breach of the drug code is to have committed a grievous offence against sport,’ he said.
    • GAA President Sean Kelly described his death as a ‘massive and grievous loss to a great sporting family’.
    • His resignation as convener, forced or not, was a grievous blow, and party officials have admitted as much.
    • ‘This shocking incident was a terrible loss for the British Army, and struck a grievous blow to the families of the six soldiers,’ he added.
    • We've been struck a grievous blow, but it's not a mortal blow.
    • Give me some suggestions so I don't make the grievous error of leaving something out and then getting two dozen emails about it.
    • The loss of either deputy would be a grievous blow to Quinn.
    • Fortunately, the grievous damage to the reactor did not result in any injuries or deaths, in large part because of the robust design of all of the plant's systems.
    • What a grievous loss his death is to American culture and to those of us who knew him personally, admired, and loved him.
    • One failed to detonate; the other inflicted grievous wounds.
    • The tragic loss of this extraordinary young man will seem a heavy blow to our nation's morale, as it is surely a grievous injury to his loved ones.
    • She said there was a danger of the public not realising how grievous were the crimes being committed.
    • Also in July last year, a similar police action turned violent and several vendors and two journalists sustained grievous bodily injuries.
  • 2

    (responsibility/expense) gravoso