Associations to the word «Hideous»

Wiktionary

HIDEOUS, adjective. Frightful; shocking; extremely ugly.
HIDEOUS, adjective. Distressing or offensive to the ear; horrible.
HIDEOUS, adjective. Hateful; shocking.

Dictionary definition

HIDEOUS, adjective. Grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry".
HIDEOUS, adjective. So extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask".

Wise words

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