(usually uncountable, plural gruesomenesses)
- The characteristic or quality of being gruesome.
Variant of gruesome
causing horror or disgust; grisly
Origin of gruesome; from dialect, dialectal grue, to shudder (; from Middle English gruwen, akin to Middle High German ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ĝhreu-, to grind down from source grit) + -some