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noun German.
  1. frightfulness; horror.
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Examples from the Web for schrecklichkeit

Historical Examples

  • A private deck on the Schrecklichkeit would have been more his size.

    The Best Short Stories of 1917


  • Its methods are a kind of Schrecklichkeit in the animal world.

    Under the Maples

    John Burroughs

  • Schrecklichkeit was particularly to be employed against the native seaman.


    David W. Bone

  • Leave this part of Germany to me, and be prepared for Schrecklichkeit.

    The White Morning

    Gertrude Atherton

  • Schrecklichkeit was to deter the contemptible Belgian Army from spoiling a mighty German success.