gruesome definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing scary and repugnance; frightful and shocking: a gruesome murder. See Synonyms at ghastly.
    • repellently frightful and shocking; horrific or ghastly
    • Ugly; frightful. Same as grewsome.
    • shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
  • others:
    • Causing anyone to shudder; frightfully dismal or discouraging; horribly repulsive.

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