Definition Of grisly


causing horror or disgust.

the town was shaken by a series of grisly crimes

Example Of grisly

  • But that's the kind of story it is; there's no grisliness for the sake of grisliness - it grows out of the situation, and never dominates the movie.

  • By and large we know the sort of thing to expect, however grisly .

  • Despite the rather grisly subject matter, it is a fascinating subject.

  • Detectives have been called in after a three-year-old girl made a grisly discovery on the doorstep of her York home.

  • From there, the action quickly shifts to a battlefield that is dominated by a sense of the grisliness and cruelty of war.

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