Grotesque [adjective]

Definition of Grotesque:

ugly, misshapen

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Sentence/Example of Grotesque:

The wealth gap in this country is grotesque, and highly correlated with race.

However, the way Alexander weaves together the grotesque, shameful history of the institution of slavery and shows that through systems both perpetuated and accepted by society, its worst effects were not only allowed to continue—but were thriving.

The costumes were exceedingly grotesque and suggestive of the New rather than of the Old World.

Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.

The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.

The educated world repeated to itself these grotesque fallacies till it lost sight of plain and simple truths.

He found himself trying to frame the words, but they broke into incoherent prayers, still to the same grotesque tune.

I tried to forget the grotesque exhibition I had stumbled upon, in the novel and interesting scene about me.

Gibbon was, in fine, exceedingly human, and his person was almost grotesque.

Few poets have united as he has, delicate pathos and comic force, pure rêverie and the sense of the grotesque.