nightmarish

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nightmare +‎ -ish

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nightmarish ‎(comparative more nightmarish, superlative most nightmarish)

  1. Resembling a nightmare.
    • 1994, James Howard Kunstler, The geography of nowhere: the rise and decline of America's man-made landscape, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0671888250, page 10:
      Meanwhile, the everyday landscape becomes more nightmarish and unmanageable each year.

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