What does horrendous mean?

Definitions for horrendoushəˈrɛn dəs

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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"


  1. horrendous(Adjective)

    Extremely bad; awful; terrible.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horrendous(adj)

    fearful; frightful

  2. Origin: [L. horrendus.]


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mitchelle Blair:

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

  2. Redmond Burke:

    It's massive trauma to a baby -- it's just horrendous.

  3. Mark Bowden:

    However, the brutal murder of this woman is an unspeakably horrendous act.

  4. Producer Emma Taylor:

    We could not touch it. The (written) material that came in was horrendous.

  5. David Whiston:

    For the most part, the market’s view is that things will be horrendous in Venezuela for quite a while.

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