Gritty meaning

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Of, like, or containing grit; sandy.
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Characterized by detailed, intensely realistic presentation of the subject, characters, etc., esp. in their negative or unpleasant aspects.

A gritty novel.

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Brave; plucky.
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Containing sand or grit; consisting of grit; caused by grit; full of hard particles.
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Spirited; resolute; unyielding.
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Showing resolution and fortitude; plucky.

A gritty decision.

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(film, literature) Intense and starkly realistic, especially if violent.
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The definition of gritty is having a rough texture, or being brave and showing strength.

An example of something gritty is kitty litter.

An example of something gritty is the ability to overcome a job loss.

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Containing, covered with, or resembling grit.
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