A nightmarish experience is one that is very unpleasant. It can be a scary experience, or it can be a confusing or frustrating one.

  • The nightmare was so terrifying that she couldn't stop thinking about it, even during the day.

  • The nightmare was so frightening that she couldn't fall asleep for hours after it was over.

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Example Sentences for nightmarish

  • 1

    His periodic moments of clarity startle and wrack him as fiercely as his nightmarish visions.

  • 2

    There is nothing nightmarish about it.

  • 3

    Dear God, that's a nightmarish situation.

  • 4

    They share a nightmarish effect on their victims.

  • 5

    In it, they are pursued by nightmarish creatures bent on their death.

  • 6

    Bacon's portraits are notable for their nightmarish quality.

  • 7

    Three talk pages it too nightmarish.

  • 8

    They are being subjected to mutilation of a nightmarish proportion.

  • 9

    They said that it was so difficult as to be almost nightmarish.