horridly


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hor·rid

 (hôr′ĭd, hŏr′-)
adj.
1. Causing horror; dreadful.
2. Extremely disagreeable; offensive.
3. Archaic Bristling; rough.

[Alteration (influenced by Latin horridus, bristling) of Middle English horred, past participle of horren, to bristle, from Latin horrēre, to tremble, bristle.]

hor′rid·ly adv.
hor′rid·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.horridly - in a hideous manner; "her face was hideously disfigured after the accident"
Translations

horridly

[ˈhɒrɪdlɪ] ADV [behave] → tremendamente mal, fatal

horridly

adv behaveschrecklich
References in classic literature ?
I was somewhat dismayed at my appearance on looking in the glass: the cold wind had swelled and reddened my hands, uncurled and entangled my hair, and dyed my face of a pale purple; add to this my collar was horridly crumpled, my frock splashed with mud, my feet clad in stout new boots, and as the trunks were not brought up, there was no remedy; so having smoothed my hair as well as I could, and repeatedly twitched my obdurate collar, I proceeded to clomp down the two flights of stairs, philosophizing as I went; and with some difficulty found my way into the room where Mrs.
And this suspicion, to be honest, arises, as is generally the case, from our own wicked heart; for we have, ourselves, been very often most horridly given to jumping, as we have run through the pages of voluminous historians.
And my shoe heels are horridly common-sense; I can't blame them at all.
I cannot—he will not stir,” returned the youth, in the same horridly still tones.
His eyes, of a glittering bright grey, just settled on me for a moment; and he laughed, not out of himself, like other people, but INTO himself, in a soft, chuckling, horridly mischievous way.
Not so the mother, she threw herself on the earth, and receiving the cold and ghastly head into her lap, she sat contemplating those muscular features, on which the death-agony was still horridly impressed, in a silence far more expressive than any language of lamentation could have proved.
Now, however, his good-natured, honest, stupid soul, full of indignation against me, and concern for your sister, could not resist the temptation of telling me what he knew ought to--though probably he did not think it WOULD--vex me horridly.
It was horridly improper; and Tom ought to have told you so, if you did n't know any better.
It was one of those shouts that are horridly distinct even when we cannot hear what is shouted.
He must be still in England," observed Flambeau, "and horridly well hidden, too.
I left town once the coast was clear, not because of flooding, but because Ike knocked out power and water for much of Houston in the middle of a horridly hot September.
His Funny Games, that came early on in his career, was such a horridly gruesome psychological plot that saw people in the auditorium puke.