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English definition of “horrendous”

horrendous

adjective uk   /həˈren.dəs/ us  
extremely unpleasant or bad: a horrendous accident/tragedy/crime horrendous suffering/damage Conditions in the refugee camps were horrendous. The firm made horrendous (= very big) losses last year.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
horrendously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
horrendously expensive clothesSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
horrendousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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