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nightmarishness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being nightmarish.

Etymologies

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nightmarish +‎ -ness

Examples

  • It would be great if glee, or at least equanimity, could coexist and maybe even be symbiotic with cosmic nightmarishness.

    Dark Awakenings and Cosmic Horror : The Lovecraft News Network

  • Helen's horrible, protracted death recalls the shower murder of PSYCHO (1960), which also revolved around a mother (albeit as an instigator rather than a victim), but this scene has the edge over Hitchcock for the unchecked nightmarishness of a robotic, unfeeling child killing her own mother, laying open the very womb that had once nourished her and from which she had been brought into this world.

    31 Screams: Marilyn Eastman

  • The peculiar prison night-silence, saturated with heavy vapors and nightmarishness.

    My Life

  • Saving Private Ryan, do their best to approximate the nightmarishness of war for a mass audience.

    Creative Loafing Atlanta Feed

  • The liberal vision has been revealed in all its sci-fi dystopia nightmarishness.

    Right Wing News

  • They are always striving to put childhood’s nightmarishness, penury, or despair behind them, taking hope from every new day.

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

  • And is this sort of nightmarishness an anomaly in Oz, or a key component of Baum’s vision?

    Hard Road

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