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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hideously, horridly, monstrouslyadverb

    in a hideous manner

    "her face was hideously disfigured after the accident"


  1. hideouslyadverb

    In a hideous manner.

  2. hideouslyadverb

    To an extreme degree

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hideouslyadverb

    Horribly; dreadfully; in a manner that shocks.

    Etymology: from hideous.

    I arm myself
    To welcome the condition of the time;
    Which cannot look more hideously on me,
    Than I have drawn it in my fantasy. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    This, in the present application, is hideously profane; but the sense is intelligible. Jeremy Collier, Defence.


  1. hideously

    Hideously is an adverb that means in a very ugly or unattractive manner. It usually suggests something that is unpleasant, appalling, or repulsive to the senses or feelings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hideously in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hideously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hideously in a Sentence

  1. Mark Skousen:

    Here in America, government began as a tool to assure freedom. It gradually turned into a hideously expensive political toy designed to redistribute your wealth and control most aspects of your business and private life.

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    a socially awkward or tactless act
    • A. slip
    • B. confectionery
    • C. value
    • D. perusal

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