English version

macabre

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmacabrema‧ca‧bre /məˈkɑːbrə, -bə $ -brə, -bər/ adjective  UNPLEASANTvery strange and unpleasant and connected with death or with people being seriously hurt a macabre tale a macabre sense of humour
Examples from the Corpus
macabreThese drawings of the dead are moving rather than macabre.Politics, blocked, has turned macabre.Here sea, death and physical passion combine in a macabre and concrete image.Although the spectacle had macabre entertainment value, a fundamental question got buried in the slime: Did Carey finagle the books?And though this may sound macabre, I did enjoy last night once it got going.a macabre sense of humorDimitri's enquiry didn't seem in the least strange or macabre to me.It adds a macabre touch to the bones from the hospital.Just as macabre was the 8 for 28 collapse at Leeds.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day atypical not typical or usual