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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being shockingly repellent.

Usage examples (15)
  • Wormwood is worth a look if elegant language mixed with some grisliness is your thing.
  • But all the horrors for which we had come were there in perfect grisliness, and labelled by the ingenious Signor P---- with Latin inscriptions.
  • Now was he convinced of the grisliness of the visitation.
  • ... at times the grisliness of the murders tends toward sensationalism. for more
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