grotesqueness vs grotesquerie what difference

what is difference between grotesqueness and grotesquerie

English

Etymology

From grotesque +‎ -ness.

Noun

grotesqueness (countable and uncountable, plural grotesquenesses)

  1. The characteristic or quality of being grotesque.

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English

Alternative forms

  • grotesquery

Etymology

From the French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɡɹəʊˈtɛskəɹi/

Noun

grotesquerie (countable and uncountable, plural grotesqueries)

  1. The quality of being grotesque or macabre.
  2. (literature) A genre of horror literature that was popular in the early 20th century, and practiced by writers such as Ambrose Bierce and Fritz Leiber.

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See also

  • grotesquerie on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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