Associations to the word «Macabre»

Wiktionary

MACABRE, adjective. Representing or personifying death.
MACABRE, adjective. Obsessed with death or the gruesome.
MACABRE, adjective. Ghastly, shocking, terrifying.

Dictionary definition

MACABRE, adjective. 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".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King