Definition of "nightmarish" []

  • A terrifying or deeply distressing dream (noun)
  • An event or condition resembling a terrifying dream (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A thing that is feared (noun)
  • (formerly) an evil spirit supposed to harass or suffocate sleeping people (noun)
  • Resembling a nightmare. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nightmarish" in a sentence
  • "A horned and fanged bilat, its talons and the corners of its mouth dripping gore, a creature to whom the term nightmarish truly applied."
  • "The Schott Foundation's new report on young black men in public education comes to what they call a nightmarish conclusion: The American education system is systematically failing black males."
  • "NELSON Piquet Jr, the driver at the centre of "Crashgate", has broken his silence over what he described as a nightmarish episode in his"