Synonyms of grave in English

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noun

1‘a cross marks the grave’

SYNONYMS
burying place, tomb, sepulchre, vault, burial chamber, burial pit, mausoleum, crypt, catacomb
last home, last resting place
historical tumulus, barrow
rare undercroft

Synonyms of grave in English

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adjective

1‘a grave matter’

SYNONYMS
serious, important, all-important, profound, significant, momentous, weighty, of great consequence
vital, crucial, critical, acute
urgent, pressing, exigent
pivotal, precarious, touch-and-go, life-and-death, in the balance
dire, terrible, awful, dreadful, alarming, drastic, sore
perilous, hazardous, dangerous, threatening, menacing, risky
informal dicey, hairy, iffy, chancy
British informal dodgy
rare egregious
ANTONYMS

trivial

2‘Jackie looked grave’

SYNONYMS
solemn, earnest, serious, sombre, sober, severe
unsmiling, long-faced, stone-faced, stony-faced, grim-faced, grim, gloomy
preoccupied, thoughtful, dignified, staid, dour, aloof, forbidding
ANTONYMS

carefree, cheerful