Macabre in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Macabre

gruesome, shocking, disturbing, terrifying

Examples of Macabre in a sentence

Since even the scariest of horror movies only made her laugh, Sofia supposed that she had a macabre sense of humor. 🔊

While David has a talent for pulling macabre pranks, it can get a little bothersome when he doesn’t limit them to Halloween.  🔊

Although Rose had braced herself to find some macabre surprise like a fake eyeball in the small box, she nearly fainted when she saw a beautiful diamond engagement ring. 🔊

In preparation for the sacrifice, thirteen members of the coven performed a macabre dance around the altar.  🔊

When the reporters questioned Anna about her son’s macabre hobbies, she said that she had never imagined that they would lead to such tragic and shocking events.  🔊

I find this painting to be very disturbing, and when I turn it upside down, it becomes downright macabre!  🔊

Some of the popular forensic crime series on television can get to be a little too graphic and macabre for my taste.  🔊

Among the other evils committed under Hitler’s regime were the macabre experiments performed on prisoners.  🔊

Stephen King is famous for inventing all sorts of macabre story lines and plot twists.  🔊

Some 1970s bands such as Alice Cooper and KISS adopted macabre makeup styles and costumes to add to the wild effect of their live concerts.  🔊

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