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hideous

adjective uk   /ˈhɪd.i.əs/ us  
extremely ugly or bad: They've just built some hideous new apartment blocks on the seafront. She wears the most hideous colour combinations you could ever imagine.Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
hideousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
(Definition of hideous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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