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Dictionary entry overview: What does horrendous mean?
• HORRENDOUS (adjective)
The adjective HORRENDOUS has 1 sense:
1. causing fear or dread or terror
Familiarity information: HORRENDOUS used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Causing fear or dread or terror
the awful war / an awful risk / dire news / a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked / the dread presence of the headmaster / polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was / a dreadful storm / a fearful howling / horrendous explosions shook the city / a terrible curse
alarming (causing alarm or fear)
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