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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, terrible(adj)

    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. horrendous(Adjective)

    Extremely bad; awful; terrible.

    Etymology: From Latin horrendus, future participle of horrere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horrendous(adj)

    fearful; frightful

    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. 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.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We must continue once again to shine a light on the horrendous atrocities taking place around the corner and around the globe, we must continue to fight injustice in all its forms, in whatever scale or shape it takes in our lives. Together, we must declare that the era of allowing brutality against women and children is over.

  3. Richard Gere:

    Now the first thought that came to me was, I wondered if Deng Xiaoping is actually watching this right now, with his children and his grandchildren, and with the knowledge that what a horrendous, horrendous human rights situation there is in China -- not only towards their own people but to Tibet as well.

  4. Ken Polcari:

    Empire State (data) was horrendous compared to what the expectations were, but Empire State is also a very regional number and a very volatile number, they are all looking to Wednesday's FOMC meeting minutes and what it is going to mean, what are they going to say.

  5. Todd Courser:

    It's been a horrendous experience for my family, my children, my wife, it's all on me. It's my responsibility.

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