October 27, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
gruesome /ˈgruːsəm/ adjective
gruesome
/ˈgruːsəm/
adjective

more gruesome; most gruesome

Gruesome Halloween costume
Gruesome Halloween costume
Learner's definition of GRUESOME

: causing horror or disgust

  • The police report described the scene in gruesome detail.

  • a gruesome murder

gruesomely adverb

  • She was gruesomely murdered.

gruesomeness noun [noncount]

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