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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

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

I only ever play Vegas one night at a time. It's a hideous, gaudy place; it may not be the end of the world per se, but you can certainly see it from there.
Robin Williams

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

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

And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart.
Mary Shelley
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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