Definitions for hideousness-ˈɒs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hid•e•ousˈhɪd i əs(adj.)

  1. horrible or frightful to the senses; repulsive.

  2. shocking or revolting to the moral sense:

    a hideous crime.

  3. distressing; appalling:

    hideous expense.

Origin of hideous:

1275–1325; ME hidous < OF hisdos=hisde horror, fright (prob. < OHG *egisida, der. of egisōn, agison to frighten) +-os -ous

hid′e•ous•ness-ˈɒs ɪ ti(n.)

hid`e•os′i•ty-ˈɒs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hideousness(noun)

    dreadful ugliness; horrible repulsiveness


  1. hideousness(Noun)

    The state of being hideous; extreme ugliness

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