Definition of Nightmarish

1. Adjective. Extremely alarming.

Exact synonyms: Bloodcurdling, Hair-raising
Similar to: Alarming



Definition of Nightmarish

1. Adjective. Resembling a nightmare. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nightmarish

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nightmarish

nightlifer
nightlifers
nightlifes
nightlight
nightlight bulb
nightlight bulbs
nightlights
nightlike
nightlives
nightlong
nightly
nightman
nightmare
nightmarelike
nightmares
nightmarish (current term)
nightmarishly
nightmarishness
nightmen
nightrider
nights
nights out
nightscape
nightscapes
nightscope
nightscopes
nightshade
nightshades
nightshift
nightshifts

Literary usage of Nightmarish

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1. People and Problems: A Collection of Addresses and Editorials by Fabian Franklin (1908)
"The balloon idea is a very good one, for it is nightmarish physically, as the whole thing is nightmarish mentally. These are only a few of the ..."

2. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1996)
"... GEORGE ORWEL A prophetic, nightmarish vision of "Negative Utopia" that's timelier than ever—and its warnings more powerful. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"To many it is nightmarish and repellant. It is not softened by the humanity of Charlotte who mingled more with the world. 'Jane Eyre' was based upon ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... than this nightmarish work all stained with corruption, dripping blood from frightful, tragic deaths. In art there is nothing vivifying, ..."

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