Definition of macabre in English:
Disturbing because concerned with or causing a fear of death: a macabre series of murders
More example sentences
- The story of secrecy, scientific ethics and national security is macabre, grisly and disturbing.
- And what happened next was 70 persons butchered and burnt in a macabre dance of death.
- The Archbishop Turpin, disturbed by this macabre turn of events, decided to examine the corpse.
gruesome, grisly, grim, gory, morbid, ghastly, unearthly, lurid, grotesque, hideous, horrific, horrible, horrifying, horrid, horrendous, terrifying, frightening, frightful, fearsome, shocking, dreadful, appalling, loathsome, repugnant, repulsive, sickening
black, weird, unhealthy, sick