What does gruesome mean?

Definitions for gruesome
ˈgru səmgrue·some

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word gruesome.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sickadjective

    shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

    "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

Wiktionary

  1. gruesomeadjective

    repellently frightful and shocking; horrific or ghastly

  2. Etymology: Compare Danish and Norwegian grusom, German grausam.

Wikipedia

  1. gruesome

    Salvage is a 2006 horror film by the Crook Brothers, Jeffrey Crook and Joshua Crook. It was an official selection of the 2006 Sundance Festival. According to the directors' commentary, the film was shot for around $200,000. It stars Lauren Currie Lewis as Claire Parker, Cody Darbe as her boyfriend Jimmy, and Chris Ferry as Duke Desmond.

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  1. gruesome

    Gruesome refers to something shockingly repellent, horrifying or frightful, often due to involving death or injury. It typically describes scenes, images, or situations that are very unpleasant or disturbing because they involve things like serious injury, blood, or violence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gruesomeadjective

    ugly; frightful

  2. Gruesomeadjective

    same as Grewsome

  3. Etymology: [From a word akin to Dan. gru horror, terror + -some; cf. D. gruwzaam, G. grausam. Cf. Grisly.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gruesome

    grōō′sum, adj. horrible: fearful: dismal, depressing.—vs.i. Grue, Grew, to shudder: to feel horror or repulsiveness. [Scand.; Dan. gru, horror, with suff. -som; cf. Dut. gruwzaam, Ger. grausam.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gruesome in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gruesome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of gruesome in a Sentence

  1. Harmony Allen:

    Going through the trial and having him get out made me feel worse than going through the actual rape, because I had to relive the rape and gruesome details to a court full of strangers, to put yourself through that and then have the military say,' that's great that that happened, but we're going to let him go free,' and just trying mentally to deal with that -- it's been impossible to heal from the rape. With him going back and with the country standing behind rape victims, I think this is going to bring healing to me and a lot of other victims.

  2. Mg:

    I'm a human and I placed my trust! Yet all I receive from you is bloody, money lust! Maybe you think you creeped and cheated, Yet, you just lost the one who supported. I maybe agonising for trusting you! Trust me, I shall see more gruesome pain in you. Money is a bitch which you're holding now! But, I have enjoyed it so much, you'd should take bow! Not one day, it takes a moment to for me to surpass you! I'd enjoy it, while I see you in the streets of blue!

  3. Deprose Muchena:

    The horrendous video is yet another gruesome example of the gross human rights violations taking place in Cabo Delgado by the Mozambican forces.

  4. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal:

    Today's video of a Planned Parenthood official discussing the systematic harvesting and trafficking of human body parts is shocking and gruesome.

  5. Hatice Cengiz:

    I will continue to pursue all legal avenues to hold Jamal's killers accountable and I will not rest until we get Justice for Jamal Khashoggis, jamal's killers and those who ordered Jamal Khashoggi murder have evaded justice thus far. I hope this criminal case in Turkey brings to light the whereabouts of Jamal's body, the evidence against the killers and the evidence of those behind the gruesome murder.

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