Associations to the word «Macabre»


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

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