Definitions for "Kafkaesque"
Frightening, threating, and bewildering in a vague and unexplicable way; -- of situations or regulations. Often used to describe illogical bureaucratic entanglements with no reasonable solution.
The term characterizes often bizarre or absurd situations involving social, psychological, political, or metaphysical instability or confusion.
relating to or in the manner of Franz Kafka or his writings
characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger; "the kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations"