ma-ca-bre / mə-kä-brə, mə-käb, mə-kä-bər
1. horror provoking; gruesome; ghastly
Every generation has a macabre notion that wars, government prohibition, natural disasters or mankind itself could be the downfall of society and the world as a whole.
Lauren DeStefano, 1984 –
2. representing or pertaining to death
It was like a macabre march of struggling corpses towards a distant grave.
From “A Set of Six” by Joseph Conrad, 1857 – 1924