Answer: horrible;grim
Word Origin late 19th century: from French macabre from Danse Macabre 'dance of death' from Old French perhaps from Macabé 'a Maccabee' with reference to a miracle play depicting the slaughter of the Maccabees.
Scrabble Points: 13
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Macabre definition is - having death as a subject : comprising or including a personalized representation of death. How to use macabre in a sentence. Where does the word macabre come from?
Macabre definition gruesome and horrifying; ghastly; horrible. See more.
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How is the word macabre different from other adjectives like it? Some common synonyms of macabre are ghastly grisly gruesome and lurid. While all these words mean "horrifying and repellent in appearance or aspect " macabre implies a morbid preoccupation with the physical aspects of death. a macabre tale of premature burial
A small-town doctor (William Prince) gets caught up in a revenge plot when his small daughter is kidnapped and buried alive as he is given a few short hours to find her before she suffocates.
Define macabre. macabre synonyms macabre pronunciation macabre translation English dictionary definition of macabre. adj. 1. Upsetting or horrifying by association with death or in...