Etymology
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Kafkaesque (adj.)

1947, resembling such situations as are explored in the fiction of Franz Kafka (1883-1924), German-speaking Jewish novelist born in Prague, Austria-Hungary. The surname is Czech German, literally "jackdaw," and is imitative.

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Definitions of Kafkaesque
1
kafkaesque (adj.)
characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger;
the kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations
2
Kafkaesque (adj.)
relating to or in the manner of Franz Kafka or his writings;
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