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hid·e·ous

 (hĭd′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Repulsive, especially to the sight; revolting. See Synonyms at ugly.
2. Morally offensive; detestable: hideous acts of torture.
3. Causing great harm or fear; terrible: a hideous disease.

[Middle English, variant of hidous, from Anglo-Norman and Old French hideus, hisdeus, probably from Old French hisde, hide, horror, fright (probably from alteration, with expressive initial h, of Frankish *egisida, fright, from Germanic *agisōn, from *agiz, fear), or perhaps from Vulgar Latin *hispidōsus, horripilating (from Latin hispidus, rough, shaggy, bristly; probably akin to hirsūtus, hairy, hirsute).]

hid′e·os′i·ty (-ŏs′ĭ-tē) n.
hid′e·ous·ly adv.
hid′e·ous·ness n.

hideous

(ˈhɪdɪəs)
adj
1. extremely ugly; repulsive: a hideous person.
2. terrifying and horrific
[C13: from Old French hisdos, from hisde fear; of uncertain origin]
ˈhideously adv
ˈhideousness, hideosity n

hid•e•ous

(ˈhɪd i əs)

adj.
1. horrible or frightful to the senses; repulsive.
2. shocking or revolting to the moral sense: a hideous crime.
3. distressing; appalling: hideous expense.
[1275–1325; Middle English hidous < Old French hisdos=hisde horror, fright (probably < Old High German *egisida, derivative of egisōn, agison to frighten) + -os -ous]
hid′e•ous•ly, adv.
hid′e•ous•ness, hid`e•os′i•ty (-ˈɒs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hideous - grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
2.hideous - so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"
ugly - displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture"

hideous

adjective
2. terrifying, shocking, terrible, awful, appalling, disgusting, horrible, dreadful, horrific, obscene, sickening, horrendous, macabre, horrid, odious, loathsome, abominable, detestable, godawful (slang) His family was subjected to a hideous attack.

hideous

adjective
1. Extremely displeasing to the eye:
Idiom: ugly as sin.
2. Shockingly repellent:
Translations
بَشِعرهيب، بَشِع، شائِن، قبيح
ohyzdnýošklivý
hæslig
hirveähirvittäväinhottavakammottavakauhea
užasan
hræîilegur
ぞっとする
몹시 추한
derdzīgspretīgs
ogabenostuden
anskrämlig
อัปลักษณ์
gớm ghiếc

hideous

[ˈhɪdɪəs] ADJ (gen) → espantoso, horroroso; (= repugnant) → repugnante, asqueroso
a hideous mistakeun error terrible

hideous

[ˈhɪdiəs] adj
(= ugly) → hideux/euse, atroce
(= dreadful) → horrible

hideous

adj
(= very ugly)grauenhaft, scheußlich; colourscheußlich, schrecklich
(= appalling) embarrassment, disappointment, expense, pricefürchterlich

hideous

[ˈhɪdɪəs] adj (sight, person) → orribile, orrendo/a; (crime) → atroce

hideous

(ˈhidiəs) adjective
extremely ugly. a hideous vase.
ˈhideously adverb
ˈhideousness noun

hideous

بَشِع ohyzdný hæslig scheußlich ειδεχθής espantoso kammottava hideux užasan orribile ぞっとする 몹시 추한 afschuwelijk fæl ohydny horrível отвратительный anskrämlig อัปลักษณ์ itici gớm ghiếc 丑恶的

hideous

a. horrible; abominable.
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