Definition of gruesome:
gloomy, mad, queasy, disconsolate, unrelenting, unappeasable, downhearted, drear, down, horrifying, dingy, tired of, crazy, grisly, brainsick, sick, lurid, low, horrific, disgusted, fed up, mordant, horrible, horrendous, frightful, sickish, macabre, dreadful, detestable, awful, nauseated, shocking, beautiful, downcast, sorry, nightmare, terrible, revolting, repulsive, pale, ghastly, demented, terrific, down in the mouth, nauseous, low-spirited, black, offensive, charnel, vile, stern, unhinged, sick of, sickening, dour, dismal, dispirited, blue, relentless, monstrous, inexorable, despicable, sepulchral, depressed, grim, nightmarish, fearful, appalling, hideous, wan, horrid, atrocious, dark, dreary, disturbed, unforgiving, drab, unbalanced, alarming, disgusting, pallid, forbidding, ill.
- "In the Brooding Wild", Ridgwell Cullum.
- "The War After the War", Isaac Frederick Marcosson.
- "The Rangeland Avenger", Max Brand.