Definition of Kafkaesque in English :

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Kafkaesque meaning in English

Meaning of Kafkaesque in English

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Kafkaesque pronunciation in English

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1. kafkaesque

relating to or in the manner of Franz Kafka or his writings

2. kafkaesque

characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger

Example Sentences:
'the kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of kafkaesque
of, characteristic of, or like the writings of Kafka; specif., surreal, nightmarish, confusingly complex, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of kafkaesque
1. Of or relating to Franz Kafka or his writings.
2. Marked by surreal distortion and often a sense of impending danger: "Kafkaesque fantasies of the impassive interrogation, the false trial, the confiscated passport ... haunt his innocence" (New Yorker).

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