grotesqueness grotesqueness

Definition(s):

  • (n) ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Epulopiscium is notable for sheer grotesqueness, of course, but it also upsets some long-held scientific assumptions.
  2. For all its old-hat grotesqueness, this underrated masterpiece well deserves the pulsing performance which Rodzinski gives it, also merits a better recording.
  3. Moore was charmed by the innocent grotesqueness of it all and hired her.

Quotes

  • "The market economy thrives on spectacle and novelty," says Koolhaas. "Its buildings are ever more dramatic. It offers the promise of total freedom, but in architecture this quickly leads to the danger of grotesqueness. It is hard to do...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Rem Koolhaas Source: guardian.co.uk

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