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Definition of Grotesque

Grotesque

  1. A whimsical figure, or scene, such as is found in old crypts and grottoes.
  2. Artificial grotto-work.

Grotesque Quotations

Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.
H. L. Mencken

All action takes place, so to speak, in a kind of twilight, which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make things seem grotesque and larger than they really are.
Carl von Clausewitz

I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.
Dustin Hoffman

All your life, you live so close to the truth, it becomes a permanent blur in the corner of your eye. And when something nudges it into outline, it is like being ambushed by a grotesque.
Tom Stoppard

The way corporate media likes to portray America is as a homogenous whole that high-five's each other at the Super Bowl. But what we have is a grotesque disparity between the rich and poor that is only getting wider.
Tom Morello
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Grotesque Translations

grotesque in Dutch is grotesk, grillig, potsierlijk
grotesque in French is ubuesque
grotesque in German is fratzenhaft, grotesk
grotesque in Spanish is grotesco

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