UNTRANSLATABLE / “medusinducing”

PART OF SPEECH

adjective

DEFINITION

When a particular view is beautiful but laced with destruction and you fear looking at it directly, for it may be apt to turn you to stone.

USAGE

“We visited Paris during the historic Seine flooding; the city was largely the same but the river was medusinducing, calmly flowing by that point but filled with detritus ripped from people’s homes and yards. ”

📷 : Paris, France / May 2016


See also:

France Dossier

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