HyperDic: gruesome

English > 1 sense of the word gruesome:
ADJECTIVEallgruesome, ghastly, grim, grisly, macabre, sickshockingly repellent
gruesome > pronunciation
Soundsgruw'sahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > gruesome: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningShockingly repellent; inspiring horror.
Example "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"
Synonymsghastly, grim, grisly, macabre, sick
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishespantoso, espeluznante, horrible, hórrido, horripilante, horroroso, macabro, repugnante, truculento
Catalanesborronant, horrible, hòrrid, horrífic, horripilant, horrorós, macabre
Nounsgruesomenessthe quality of being ghastly
Adverbsgruesomelyin a gruesome manner

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