Grotesque and Outlandish


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Grotesque adjective – Disagreeable to one's aesthetic or artistic sense.
Usage example: the gaudy, overdecorated interior of the gambling casino was just too grotesque for my taste

Outlandish is a synonym for grotesque in unnatural topic. In some cases you can use "Outlandish" instead an adjective "Grotesque", when it comes to topics like ugly, freakish. popular alternative
Nearby Word: grotesquely
Synonyms for Grotesque


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Outlandish adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Grotesque is a synonym for outlandish in weird topic. You can use "Grotesque" instead an adjective "Outlandish", if it concerns topics such as strange, bizarre. popular alternative
Synonyms for Outlandish

Things that words describes

manner grotesque manner outlandish manner
character grotesque character outlandish character
nature grotesque nature outlandish nature
way grotesque way outlandish way
Other nouns: fashion, characters, ways, examples, designs, situations, villains, monsters.

Both words in one sentence

  • Tales from the Crypt usually fell very far on the silly side of the scale, with intentionally hammy acting and very over-the-top characterization and often plots that present a sort of grotesque parody to sitcom plot conventions and other very outlandish stories.
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