macabre macabre  /mə ˈkɑb rə/


  • (adj) shockingly repellent; inspiring horror



  1. There the militiamen were surrounded and isolated and for the rest of the macabre night pointedly ignored by the marauders.
  2. And soon it will find its way onto what may be the most macabre culinary site on the Web: The Texas Department of Criminal Justices Final Meal Requests page.
  3. The task of counting fatalities turned into a macabre chore as authorities tried to distinguish body parts of the air travelers from those of victims on the ground.


  1. "Addams Family" brings ghoulish fun to the Fox Theatre in Detroit

    The Fox Theatre was filled with the macabre sights and sounds of everyone’s favorite ghoulish clan in the musical comedy “The Addams Family,” performed June 14-15 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Series.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  2. Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center

    Ethan Hawke has a taste for the macabre. More specifically: “Macbeth.”        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Partly Cloudy

    "Rick's work combines elements of the macabre, the absurd, and the real to create a dynamic and strange view of the world through his art,"... Tips on things to do before vacation to make it more enjoyable.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KAMR Amarillo

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  1. "Would you stop? You guys are becoming so macabre. Really, you ought to stop," Durbin told reporters. "This is not fair. It really isn't. This poor man is working himself as hard as he can and doing a good job and all you can do is kind of...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Dick Durbin Source: News 10NBC

  2. Diana's close friend Rosa Monckton said: "It is macabre and intrusive. This is not going to demonstrate anything we don't know, so it can't possibly be in the public interest. I would like to know how the director of this programme would feel if it...
    on May 27, 2007 By: Rosa Monckton Source: Daily Mail

  3. "She likes all of that (macabre stuff)," Burton said. "Plus, what's great for actors (on animated films), is that you don't have to go into makeup and wardrobe for hours, you just go in and perform. I think it's nice for some of them, not...
    on Feb 16, 2006 By: Tim Burton Source:

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