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Definitions for horrendous
həˈrɛn dəshor·ren·dous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terribleadjective

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

Wiktionary

  1. horrendousadjective

    Extremely bad; awful; terrible.

  2. Etymology: From Latin horrendus, future participle of horrere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horrendousadjective

    fearful; frightful

  2. Etymology: [L. horrendus.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of horrendous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of horrendous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of horrendous in a Sentence

  1. Stacy Rasgon:

    That tells me that either Apple isn't giving them all that much, or it says the core market is horrendous, or maybe a little bit of both.

  2. Saudi Ministry of Environment:

    The ministry confirms that this horrendous act is against the teachings of Islam that call for animal welfare, and it is also against the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council.

  3. Richard Bienvenue:

    The kids in my classes were from some pretty horrendous situations: dysfunction at homes, foster care, and abuse, the tears you would see, the anguish they would go through, I saw a real need.

  4. Billy Foster:

    At the U.S. Open he played great golf to get into the last group with American Dustin Johnson and Oakmont was just one of those courses that if you were slightly out of position you were fighting against a bogey or a double bogey, he got off to a horrendous start, he was five-over after five. The day was over and from then on it was a case of just cheerleading American Dustin Johnson home.

  5. Chief Vince Niski:

    At the core of this horrendous act is domestic violence, the suspect, who was in a relationship with one of the victims, displayed power and control issues in this relationship.

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