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Related to Dickensian: Charles Dickens
Of, relating to, or reminiscent of the works of Charles Dickens, especially with regard to their wide-ranging plots, eccentric characters, or grim depictions of the plight of children and the urban poor.
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1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of Charles Dickens or his works
2. (resembling or suggestive of conditions described in Dickens' novels, esp)
a. squalid and poverty-stricken: working conditions were truly Dickensian.
b. characterized by jollity and conviviality: a Dickensian scene round the Christmas tree.
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) grotesquely comic, as some of the characters of Dickens
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|Adj.||1.||Dickensian - of or like the novels of Charles Dickens (especially with regard to poor social and economic conditions)|
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Dickensian[dɪˈkenzɪən] ADJ → dickensiano
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Dickensian[dɪˈkɛnzɪən] adj → dickensiano/a
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