Meaning of Kafkaesque

Kaf•ka•esque

Pronunciation: (käf"ku-esk'), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary work of Franz Kafka: the Kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations.
  2. marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity: Kafkaesque bureaucracies.
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