Meaning of “gruesome” in the English Dictionary

"gruesome" in British English

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(Definition of “gruesome” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈɡru·səm/

extremely unpleasant and shocking:

The movie was pretty gruesome.

(Definition of “gruesome” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)