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Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
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  1. Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
  2. Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome.
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
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  1. Causing gloom or misery; depressing
  2. Depressed; miserable
  3. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
Having the elements of tragedy; involving death, grief, or destruction:
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  1. Having the elements of tragedy; involving death, grief, or destruction:
  2. Relating to or characteristic of dramatic tragedy or tragedies:
  3. Writing or performing in tragedy:
Arousing or deserving of scornful pity.
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  1. Arousing or deserving of scornful pity.
  2. Arousing or deserving of sympathetic sadness and compassion:
  3. Expressing, arousing, or intended to arouse pity, sorrow, sympathy, or compassion; pitiful
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
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  1. Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
  2. Very dangerous or harmful; grave or grievous:
  3. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
Tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury.
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  1. Tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury.
  2. Causing hurt; specif., wounding the feelings
  3. Causing pain or suffering, especially of a psychological nature.
Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
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  1. Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
  2. Harsh, biting, or severe
  3. Intense; severe:
Highly unpleasant or annoying:
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  1. Highly unpleasant or annoying:
  2. Of, like, or characteristic of a villain; evil; wicked
  3. Obnoxious, offensive or reprehensible in nature or behaviour; nefarious
(Archaic) Flaming; blazing
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  1. (Archaic) Flaming; blazing
  2. Glaringly bad; notorious; outrageous
  3. Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible:
(Informal) Very unappealing; ugly:
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  1. (Informal) Very unappealing; ugly:
  2. Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
  3. Wicked; abominable:
Wretched; bad:
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  1. Wretched; bad:
  2. Worthy of severe condemnation or reproach:
  3. That can or should be deplored; regrettable, wretched, very bad, etc.
Causing grief:
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  1. Causing grief:
  2. Filled with or expressing grief; mournful.
  3. Full of or causing sorrow or sadness; mournful; melancholy
(Archaic) Painful
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  1. (Archaic) Painful
  2. Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
  3. Very sorrowful or sad; mournful
(Now Rare) Expressing sorrow; mournful
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  1. (Now Rare) Expressing sorrow; mournful
  2. To be lamented; grievous; deplorable; distressing
  3. Inspiring or deserving of lament or regret; deplorable or pitiable.
Causing or suggesting sadness or melancholy:
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  1. Causing or suggesting sadness or melancholy:
  2. Filled with grief or sadness; being in a state in which one mourns.
  3. Of or characterized by mourning; feeling or expressing grief or sorrow
Eliciting or deserving regret:
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  1. Eliciting or deserving regret:
  2. To be regretted; unfortunate
Feeling or showing regret, esp. in an abashed way
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  1. Feeling or showing regret, esp. in an abashed way
  2. Inspiring pity or compassion.
  3. Causing, feeling, or expressing regret or sorrow.
(Informal) Very bad; deplorable
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  1. (Informal) Very bad; deplorable
  2. Causing sorrow or gloom; depressing:
  3. Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
Feeling, showing, or expressing sorrow.
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  1. Feeling, showing, or expressing sorrow.
  2. Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous.
  3. Of a person, full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed; distraught.
Bringing calamity, distress, or affliction.
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  1. Bringing calamity, distress, or affliction.
  2. Affected by or full of woe; mournful:
  3. Pitiful; wretched; miserable
Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
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  1. Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
  2. Being able or likely to do harm.
  3. Full of danger; likely to cause injury, pain, etc.; unsafe; perilous
Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
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  1. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
  2. Fraught with danger or harm:
  3. (--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
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  1. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  2. Giving cause for concern; dangerous
  3. Not joking or trifling:
Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
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  1. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
  2. Serious or grave; forbidding, as in expression or manner
  3. Serious or grievous
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