Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a nightmare; nightmarish.

Etymologies

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nightmare +‎ -like

Examples

  • I also find a lot of PKD's work to have a dreamlike or nightmarelike quality to it.

    REVIEW: A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick

  • He was in a maze, a maze of the serpent-elf's magical creation, a frustrating, nightmarelike concoction that would have Haplo running endlessly, going nowhere except insane.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • He swam with nightmarelike difficulty back to the communicator.

    Operation: Outer Space

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