grotesque monstrous unnatural
nonhuman onhuman adj. not human. Opposite of {human}. [Narrower terms: {anthropoid, anthropoidal, apelike}; {bloodless}; {dehumanized, unhuman}; {grotesque, monstrous, unnatural}; {mechanical}] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • grotesque — adj. & n. adj. 1 comically or repulsively distorted; monstrous, unnatural. 2 incongruous, ludicrous, absurd. n. 1 a decorative form interweaving human and animal features. 2 a comically distorted figure or design. 3 Printing a family of sanserif… …   Useful english dictionary

  • monstrous — [adj1] unnatural, shocking aberrant, abnormal, atrocious, cruel, desperate, devilish, diabolical, disgraceful, dreadful, egregious, evil, fiendish, flagitious, foul, freakish, frightful, grotesque, gruesome, heinous, hellish, hideous, horrendous …   New thesaurus

  • unnatural — anomalous, *irregular Analogous words: *abnormal, aberrant, atypical: *monstrous, prodigious: *fantastic, grotesque, bizarre Antonyms: natural …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • grotesque — [adj] ugly, misshapen aberrant, abnormal, absurd, antic, bizarre, deformed, distorted, eerie, extravagant, extreme, fanciful, fantastic, flamboyant, freakish, grody*, gross*, incongruous, ludicrous, malformed, monstrous, odd, outlandish,… …   New thesaurus

  • monstrous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. huge, enormous; hideous, terrifying, revolting; fiendish, heinous; abnormal, freakish. See size, ugliness, unconformity, distortion. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Huge] Syn. stupendous, prodigious,… …   English dictionary for students

  • grotesque — adjective 1) a grotesque creature Syn: malformed, deformed, misshapen, misproportioned, distorted, twisted, gnarled, mangled, mutilated; ugly, unsightly, monstrous, hideous, freakish, unnatural, abnormal, strange …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • grotesque — adjective 1) a grotesque creature Syn: misshapen, deformed, distorted, twisted, monstrous, hideous, freakish, unnatural, abnormal, strange; informal weird 2) a grotesque exaggeration Syn …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • unnatural — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. artificial, factitious; affected, stagy, insincere; strange, abnormal, foreign; monstrous, freakish, misshapen; merciless, cold. See affectation, malevolence, unconformity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • grotesque — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. strange, unnatural, abnormal; bizarre, fantastic, odd; misshapen, distorted. See unconformity, distortion, inelegance, ugliness. Ant., common, normal. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Ludicrously… …   English dictionary for students

  • unnatural — Synonyms and related words: Gongoresque, Gongoristic, Marinistic, aberrant, abnormal, affected, amorphous, anomalistic, anomalous, apocryphal, artificial, assumed, bastard, bent, bestial, bizarre, bogus, brummagem, callous, calloused, cold, cold… …   Moby Thesaurus

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