grisly definition

  • adjective:
    • Inspiring repugnance; gruesome. See Synonyms at ghastly.
    • horrifyingly repellent; terrifying, gruesome
    • Frightful; horrible; dreadful; harsh
    • shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
  • others:
    • such as for instance to encourage worry; frightful; bad; gruesome; grim: as, a grisly countenance; a grisly specter.
    • Frightfully; awfully.
    • An obsolete spelling of grizzly.

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