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Frankenstein

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noun Fran·ken·stein \ˈfraŋ-kən-ˌstīn also -ˌstēn\

Definition of Frankenstein

  1. 1 a :  the title character in Mary W. Shelley's novel Frankenstein who creates a monster that ruins his life b :  a monster in the shape of a man especially in popularized versions of the Frankenstein story

  2. 2 :  a monstrous creation; especially :  a work or agency that ruins its originator

Frankensteinian play \ˌfraŋ-kən-ˈstī-nē-ən, -ˈsti-\ adjective


1818

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1818


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