grausam

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grūsam, grūwesam, equivalent to grauen +‎ -sam. Compare English gruesome, Danish and Norwegian grusom ‎(horrible), and Dutch gruwzaam ‎(gruesome; cruel). Related to ergrausen ‎(to frighten).

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grausam ‎(comparative grausamer, superlative am grausamsten)

  1. cruel; heartless; atrocious; callous
  2. horrible; gruesome; savage

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grausam

  1. cruelly, brutally, ferociously
    grausam bestraft‎ ― cruelly punished
    grausam getötet‎ ― brutally killed

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