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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.

    Etymology: From Latin horrendus, future participle of horrere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horrendousadjective

    fearful; frightful

    Etymology: [L. horrendus.]

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  1. Alex
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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. Scott Morrison:

    In his conflation of this horrendous terrorist attack with issues of immigration, in his attack on Islamic faith specifically these comments are appalling and theyre ugly and they have no place in Australia, in the Australian Parliament, he should be, frankly, ashamed of himself.

  2. Matthew Cashmore:

    The way his Bible was removed is horrendous.

  3. Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl:

    Clearly, that day during that time period, we don't see anyone assisting in committing this horrendous crime.

  4. Michelle Manning:

    All of a sudden, Eric Schneiderman just slapped me, open-handed and with great force, across the face, landing the blow directly onto my ear, it was horrendous. It just came out of nowhere. My ear was ringing. I lost my balance and fell backward onto the bed. I sprang up, but at this point there was very little room between the bed and him.

  5. Kerri Sackville:

    When I was reading this I was just horrified. I mean I'd read other messages before but just seeing them all compiled like that was just so confronting and so horrendous, then I was inspired by what happened after the Paris attacks where somebody tweeted out the names of all the victims one by one and I thought there was a lot of power in that.

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