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Gruesome
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Gruesome as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

9 December 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 14 answers for the crossword clue 'Gruesome', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Gruesome a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Gruesome as an answer itself some 69 times.

Gruesome is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Thursday, 09 December 2021 with the answer being MACABRE, we also found MACABRE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

GORY
Covered with blood; "a bloodstained shirt"; "a gory dagger"

GRIM
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"

SICK
Deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing"

5 Letters

AWFUL
Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

LURID
Shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke; "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames"

6 Letters

GRISLY
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"

MORBID
Suggesting an unhealthy mental state; "morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity"

7 Letters

GHASTLY
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"

HIDEOUS
Grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"

MACABRE
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"

8 Letters

GHOULISH
Suggesting the horror of death and decay; "morbid details"

HORRIBLE
Provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"

HORRIFIC
Grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"

9 Letters

REPUGNANT
Offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"

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