Associations to the word «Kafkaesque»

Wiktionary

KAFKAESQUE, adjective. Marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity.
KAFKAESQUE, adjective. Marked by surreal distortion and often a sense of impending danger.
KAFKAESQUE, adjective. In the manner of something written by Franz Kafka.

Dictionary definition

KAFKAESQUE, adjective. Relating to or in the manner of Franz Kafka or his writings.
KAFKAESQUE, adjective. Characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger; "the kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley