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grimness / lo desalentador
grimness   [ˈgrɪmnɪs]   -noun
1. (=gloominess)
a. [of situation, outlook]   lo desalentador,   lo funesto
b. [of building, place, town]   lo sombrío,   lo lúgubre
2. (=sternness)
a. [of expression, face]   seriedad (f),   gravedad (f)
·there was a grimness in his voice
·su voz tenía un tono de seriedad or gravedad
3. (=sinister quality)
a. [of humour, joke, story]   lo macabro
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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