She was fond of realism in every form, and did not stick at gruesomeness.
We have been friends from the beginning: to us are grief, gruesomeness, and ground common; even the sun is common to us.
The emptiness and disarray of the little room, flooded by the sunbeams, were producing in Trent a sense of gruesomeness.
Not even the famous St Bartholomew can compete with this in horror, in gruesomeness.
Everybody rather revelled in the gruesomeness of the idea of a bottomless piece of water.
So much is certain, however, that in the matter of eyes being gouged out, an absolute mania of gruesomeness broke loose.
I had resolved, on the morning of my marriage, to put behind me all thought of the mysteries and gruesomeness of the past.
It is a revenge play with a ghost, combining Senecan gruesomeness with the motives of romantic comedy.