Definition Of gruesome
causing repulsion or horror; grisly.
a most gruesome murder
Example Of gruesome
A bit like watching a car crash, it was gruesome but fascinating.
A debate ensued which led to the rather gruesome killing of the witches of the medieval period.
A railway worker had a rather gruesome discovery whilst making his rounds last week.
Also, the wine list was gruesomely overpriced.
An apartment complex in Southern California is hit by a string of gruesome murders.