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Definition of Hideous

Hideous

  1. Frightful, shocking, or offensive to the eyes; dreadful to behold; as, a hideous monster; hideous looks.
  2. Distressing or offensive to the ear; exciting terror or dismay; as, a hideous noise.
  3. Hateful; shocking.

Hideous Quotations

A lot of women these days, a lot of young women don't want to call themselves feminists. You have this cheap, hideous 'girl power' sort of fad, which I think is pretty benign at best, but at worst, I think it's a way of taking the politics out of feminism and making it some kind of fashion.
Ani DiFranco

I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
Herman Melville

Gentle reader, the Fountain of Youth is radioactive, and those who imbibe its poisonous heavy waters will suffer the hideous fate of decaying metal. Yet almost without exception, the wretched idiot inhabitants of our benighted planet would gulp down this radioactive excrement if it were offered.
William S. Burroughs

In the late 1990s, some of the worst terrorist atrocities in the world were what the Turkish government itself called state terror, namely massive atrocities, 80 percent of the arms coming from the United States, millions of refugees, tens of thousands of people killed, hideous repression, that's international terror, and we can go on and on.
Noam Chomsky

Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.
Dave Barry
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Hideous Translations

hideous in Dutch is afgrijselijk, afschuwelijk
hideous in Italian is abominevole, abominabile
hideous in Latin is informis
hideous in Norwegian is heslig, skrekkelig
hideous in Spanish is horroroso, abominable

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