Gruesome - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡruːsəm|  American pronunciation of the word gruesome
Brit.  |ˈɡruːs(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word gruesome

adjective

- shockingly repellent; inspiring horror(syn: ghastly, grim, grisly, macabre, sick)

gruesome evidence of human sacrifice

Examples

The police report described the scene in gruesome detail.

...didn't stick around to hear the gruesome details of the car accident...

Police described it as a particularly gruesome attack.

Spare me the gruesome details.

...a particularly gruesome series of murders in which the victims were decapitated...

This is tough love with a vengeance, but what a gruesome view of God's saints bereft of all empathy.

That gruesome scene left a bad taste in my mouth.

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