Gruesome and Repulsive


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Gruesome adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: didn't stick around to hear the gruesome details of the car accident

Repulsive is a synonym for gruesome in disgusting topic. In some cases you can use "Repulsive" instead an adjective "Gruesome", when it comes to topics like repugnant, abominable, horrible, abhorrent.
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Repulsive adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: a repulsive display of shameless flattery that made the embarrassed actor wrinkle his nose in disgust

Gruesome is a synonym for repulsive in disgusting topic. Sometimes you can use "Gruesome" instead an adjective "Repulsive", if it concerns topics such as repugnant, abominable, ugly, abhorrent.
Nearby Words: repulse, repugnant, repulsed, repulsion, repulsing
Synonyms for Repulsive

Things that words describes

nature gruesome nature repulsive nature
form gruesome form repulsive form
display gruesome display repulsive display
effect gruesome effect repulsive effect
Other nouns: way, example, story, effects, scenes.
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