Part of speech:
Characterized by distortions or striking incongruities in appearance, shape, or manner; fantastic; bizarre
Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; dreadful; frightful
Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
Mysterious, uncanny, or weird, esp. in such a way as to frighten or disturb
The definition of gruesome is something unpleasant or causing horror.
(Colloquial) In bad taste.
Having no special designation, status, or rank:
The definition of living is a person or thing that is alive or active.
Given to or characterized by unwholesome thoughts or feelings, especially of death or disease:
Harmful to character or morality; corruptive:
Causing great harm or fear; terrible:
(Rare) Deathly pale; wan
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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