Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 07/26/18 Kafkaesque

Kafkaesque (adjective)
Kafkaesque [kahf-kuh-esk]


adjective
1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary work of Franz Kafka: the Kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations.
2. marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity: Kafkaesque bureaucracies.

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Origin: 1945–50 Kafka + -esque

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