Synonyms of grisly


1. ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick, alarming (vs. unalarming)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of grisly (Dictionary)