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.

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