Macabre [adjective]

Definition of Macabre:

eerie; deathlike

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Sentence/Example of Macabre:

For the significance of the French word macabre we must turn to the Arabic makabir, signifying a burial place or cemetery.

"All over but the cheering," he replied with that strange, macabre humor which often comes to solace men about to die.

At Rouen in the aitre (atrium) or cloister of St Maclou there also remains a sculptured danse macabre.

The Danse Macabre itself is a subject which is well nigh exhaustless.

Saint-Saëns has even utilized the barbarous xylophone, whose proper place is the variety hall, in his "Danse Macabre."

True, there were the picture postcards in the shops—I had forgotten them—nothing more characteristically macabre have I ever seen.

Perhaps the most characteristic of the four symphonic poems is the well-known "Danse Macabre."

The "Dance Macabre" has contributed largely to spread its author's reputation all over Europe.

During the rest of the century we find not unfrequently allusions to the Danse Macabre.

Is there a composer who paints the infernal, the macabre, with more suggestive realism than Liszt?