Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Grim; stern; dreadful.
  • In a grim manner; sternly; fiercely; sullenly; severely.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Grim; hideous; stern.
  • adverb In a grim manner; fiercely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare Grim-looking, grim-natured.
  • adverb In a grim manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a grim implacable manner

Etymologies

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Old English grimmliċ, corresponding to grim +‎ -ly.

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grim +‎ -ly

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