hideously


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hideously - in a hideous manner; "her face was hideously disfigured after the accident"
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Translations
بصورة بشِعَه
škaredě
hæsligt
hræîilega
iğrenç bir şekilde

hideously

[ˈhɪdɪəslɪ] ADVhorriblemente
hideously uglyfeísimo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hideously

[ˈhɪdiəsli] adv
[ugly, disfigured] → hideusement
[expensive, complex] → horriblement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hideously

adv
painted, designed, deformed, screamgrauenhaft; hideously uglypotthässlich (inf); to grimace hideouslyscheußliche Grimassen ziehen
(emph) expensive, slow, loudschrecklich, fürchterlich; she’d probably be hideously embarrassedes wäre ihr sicher schrecklich or fürchterlich peinlich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hideously

[ˈhɪdɪəslɪ] adv (deformed, tortured) → orrendamente (fig) (expensive, disappointed) → estremamente, terribilmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hideous

(ˈhidiəs) adjective
extremely ugly. a hideous vase.
ˈhideously adverb
ˈhideousness noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
You give me till tomorrow and I will show you what it's like." The audience laughed, but next day, sure enough, the Countryman appeared on the stage, and putting his head down squealed so hideously that the spectators hissed and threw stones at him to make him stop.
Along that wilderness of glass - No swellings tell that winds may be Upon some far-off happier sea - No heavings hint that winds have been On seas less hideously serene.
There was a jerk, and the slave hung dangling; dangling and hideously squirming, for his limbs were not tied.
Then indeed was Zu-tag furious and growled hideously. His apes were waiting at the edge of the forest for him to lead them.
He scrambled to escape, but the ape-man gave the rope a tremendous jerk that pulled Taug from his perch, and a moment later, growling hideously, the ape hung head downward thirty feet above the ground.
My nose looked like a big blue plum, and one eye was swollen shut and hideously discoloured.
I've said it already--she was literally, she was hideously, hard; she had turned common and almost ugly.
Savage though he was, and hideously marred about the face --at least to my taste -- his countenance yet had a something in it which was by no means disagreeable.
It was an old man that made his way alone through the gloomy jungle, a wrinkled, dried up, little old man hideously scarred and tattooed and strangely garbed, with the skin of a hyena about his shoulders and the dried head mounted upon his grey pate.
His throat had swollen and his eyes were hideously bloodshot.
I was, besides, endued with a figure hideously deformed and loathsome; I was not even of the same nature as man.
And the monster laughed so loudly and hideously that we could no longer distinguish Christine's supplicating cries!