Today’s word of the day is ‘Grotesque.’ Let us understand more about this word.
Grotesque [groh-tesk ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information to the noun.
1. Comically or repulsively ugly or distorted
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Vichitr
2. Spanish – Grotesca (feminine) and Grotesco (masculine)
3. French – Grotesque
4. Mandarin – Guàidàn de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The fallen masses lay heaped at its foot, grotesque yet solemn.
2. A figure wearing a grotesque mask followed the victim around in the party.
3. But this grotesque sentiment did not pass current even in the smoking-room.
4. It’s hideous, it’s lamentable and grotesque; you’ll end by seeing so yourself.
5. He could scarcely chide her for borrowing, grotesque as the borrowing was.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
Malformed, deformed, misshapen, misproportioned, distorted, twisted, gnarled, mangled, mutilated, ugly, unsightly, monstrous, hideous, freakish, unnatural, abnormal, bizarre, outlandish, strange, odd, peculiar, fantastic, fanciful, whimsical, weird, freaky, fugly, rum, huckery, absurd, eerie, fanciful, fantastic, ludicrous, monstrous, preposterous, ridiculous, surrealistic, whimsical, aberrant, antic, extreme, flamboyant, gross, queer, deformed, grody, incongruous, perverted, uncanny, unnatural, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word of the day are:
Common, familiar, little, logical, normal, ordinary, reasonable, sensible, serious, small, standard, tiny, usual, moderate, regular, beautiful, nice, pretty, shapely, etc.
If we don’t preserve the oceans from nitrate runoff and plastic and chemicals, and if we don’t preserve it from acidification, and if we don’t preserve it from grotesque overfishing – too much money chasing too few fish – we’re going to have the most massive ecosystem on the planet in peril.
John F. Kerry
What’s happening to the Mi’kmaw right now is grotesque and yet another example of how colonialism isn’t something that happened in our past, but a system we live inside of today.
— Graham Lee Brewer (@grahambrewer) October 17, 2020
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