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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"
Extremely bad; awful; terrible.
Etymology: From Latin horrendus, future participle of horrere.
Horrendous is an American death metal band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The band has released four full-length studio albums to date, the most recent being Idol, released through Season of Mist on September 28, 2018.
Horrendous is an adjective used to describe something extremely unpleasant, horrifying, or terrible. It refers to a situation, event, or thing that causes a high degree of fear, shock, disgust, or repulsion.
Etymology: [L. horrendus.]
The numerical value of horrendous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of horrendous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Now the first thought that came to me was, I wondered if Deng Xiaoping is actually watching this right now, with Deng Xiaoping children and Deng Xiaoping 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.
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.
It’s been one of the worst disasters in modern time in this country. I think everyone’s been shocked by how brutal, how horrendous it all was. I think everyone’s playing catch-up, trying to work out how you deal with a truly horrendous situation.
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.
These are corporations that benefited from stealing people, from stealing labor, from forced breeding, from torture, from committing numerous horrendous acts, and there's no reason why they should be able to hold onto assets they acquired through such horrendous acts.
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- entsetzlich, horrend, SchrecklichGerman
- kauhistuttava, hirmuinen, hirveä, kauheaFinnish
- жуткий, устрашающий, ужасныйRussian
- Khủng khiếpVietnamese
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