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  1. disturbing and horrifying because of involvement with or depiction of death and injury

Examples of macabre in a sentence:

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