Part of speech:
(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
Causing fright; terrifying.
Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
Formidable in nature or extent:
Of, like, or containing blood
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
Full of, covered with, or like gore; bloody
Unrelenting or uncompromising:
The definition of gruesome is something unpleasant or causing horror.
Distressing or offensive to the ear; horrible.
The definition of macabre is something gruesome, shocking or horrifying.
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
The definition of pretty is someone or something that is attractive in a delicate way.
Ghostlike; pale; haggard
(Rare) Deathly pale; wan
Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops:
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