Grotesqueness
Grotesqueness Gro*tesque"ness, n. Quality of being grotesque. [1913 Webster]

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  • grotesqueness — grotesque ► ADJECTIVE 1) comically or repulsively ugly or distorted. 2) shockingly incongruous or inappropriate. ► NOUN 1) a grotesque figure or image. 2) a style of decorative painting or sculpture consisting of the interweaving of human and… …   English terms dictionary

  • grotesqueness — noun see grotesque II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grotesqueness — See grotesquely. * * * …   Universalium

  • grotesqueness — noun The characteristic or quality of being grotesque …   Wiktionary

  • grotesqueness — gro tesque·ness || grəʊ tesknɪs n. ugliness; distortedness; oddness, strangeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grotesqueness — gro·tesque·ness …   English syllables

  • grotesqueness — noun ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion • Syn: ↑grotesquery, ↑grotesquerie • Derivationally related forms: ↑grotesque • Hypernyms: ↑ugliness …   Useful english dictionary

  • ugliness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Repulsive appearance Nouns 1. ugliness, deformity, disfigurement, blemish; inelegance; want or lack of symmetry, distortion; impression; homeliness, plainness, unloveliness; grotesqueness; unsightliness …   English dictionary for students

  • grotesquerie — noun ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion • Syn: ↑grotesqueness, ↑grotesquery • Derivationally related forms: ↑grotesque (for: ↑grotesqueness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grotesquery — noun ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion • Syn: ↑grotesqueness, ↑grotesquerie • Derivationally related forms: ↑grotesque (for: ↑grotesqueness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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