Definition of Dantesque in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌdantɪˈɛsk
(also Dante-esque)


  • another term for Dantean.
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    • They are the record of Cohen's Dantesque journey to Purgatory and back.
    • Kanal's subplots sketch different human reactions in the midst of this Dante-esque catastrophe.
    • T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound loved Dante, but they hardly conceived of being Dantesque.

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