Definition of Gruesomeness

1. Noun. The quality of being ghastly.

Exact synonyms: Ghastliness, Grimness, Luridness
Generic synonyms: Frightfulness
Derivative terms: Ghastly, Ghastly, Grim, Grim, Grim, Gruesome, Lurid, Lurid



Definition of Gruesomeness

1. Noun. The characteristic or quality of being gruesome. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gruesomeness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gruesomeness

gruelers
grueling
gruelingly
gruelings
gruelled
grueller
gruellers
gruelling
gruellingly
gruellings
gruelly
gruels
grues
gruesome
gruesomely
gruesomeness (current term)
gruesomenesses
gruesomer
gruesomest
gruf
grufe
grufes
gruff
gruffed
gruffer
gruffest
gruffier
gruffiest
gruffily
gruffiness

Literary usage of Gruesomeness

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1. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1903)
"They are well told ; although lacking in subtlety and gruesomeness, they have the fascination of the uncanny. The majority of the spirits seem to revisit ..."

2. The Geophysical Observatory by St. Louis University, Geophysical Observatory (1894)
"We were soon compelled to recognise the gruesomeness of the charts our method was producing. The apologetic tone of our first paper ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"... as if some ancient fairy tale, with all its romance and gruesomeness had come true, Thomas Burke conveys us in verse to the shop of Quong Lee. ..."

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