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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. Amy Klobuchar:

    I think what has to change are the policies, and the people that are making these policies are making horrendous decisions like separating kids from their parents, we are always going to need immigration enforcement. ... So to me, the issue is what are those policies, and please let's get comprehensive immigration reform, something I've strongly supported for years.

  2. Lammy Review recommendationsIn an interview:

    It's deeply, deeply shocking and concerning to find out that young people in our own country are being treated in this horrendous way, coronavirus is a challenge for the system, but it is not a call for democratic countries like our own to abandon norms we have fought hard for in this country. It's very, very disappointing and worrying that we're treating young people in this way.

  3. Todd Courser:

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

  4. Paul Caneiro attorneys:

    Paul's family means more to him than anything else in the world, there is absolutely no reason in the world for Keith Caneiros to have committed the crimes Keith Caneiros is alleged to have committed. Keith Caneiros would never hurt any member of Keith Caneiros family. The process today can begin for a search for the truth and who committed these horrendous acts.

  5. Mitchelle Blair:

    As horrendous as everybody thinks I am -- that's fine.

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