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ˈgrɪt igrit·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealyadjective

    composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

    "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"

  2. game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunkyadjective

    willing to face danger


  1. grittyadjective

    Containing sand or grit; consisting of grit; caused by grit; full of hard particles.

  2. grittyadjective

    Spirited; resolute; unyielding.

  3. grittyadjective

    Intense and starkly realistic, especially if violent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grittyadjective

    containing sand or grit; consisting of grit; caused by grit; full of hard particles

  2. Grittyadjective

    spirited; resolute; unyielding

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gritty in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gritty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of gritty in a Sentence

  1. Chang Li:

    The Shandong economy is skewed toward gritty smoke-stack industries where companies are typically highly leveraged, we view the plight of Shandong POEs (privately owned enterprises) as indicative of China's wider challenge: the difficulty of transitioning to a higher value-added economy, while managing high debt and slowing growth.

  2. Brooke Fiske:

    When I was drinking my tea in the evening, I got to the bottom of the cup. There was a gritty substance in there, and when I looked at it, I could tell that it was a pill that had been ground up.

  3. Scarlett Johansson:

    I hope it adds a gritty kind of groundedness, that's like a good punch in the gut, and a literal punch in the gut too, we all get the crap beaten out of us!

  4. Michael Martyn:

    It's going to be bad ... when you really get down to the nitty gritty and find out the results of this fire, it's going to be devastating, devastating.

  5. Ben Wessel:

    People understand more about the differences in candidates and understand the nitty gritty of casting a ballot [ more ] than we've ever seen before. In my mind -- all signs that point to people who are more fired up to vote and participate.

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