annus horribilis

noun an·nus hor·ri·bi·lis \ ˈa-nəs-hȯr-ˈi-bə-ləs , ˈä- \

Definition of annus horribilis

plural anni horribiles play \ˈa-ˌnī-hȯr-ˈi-bə-ˌlēz, ˈä-\
:a disastrous or unfortunate year

Origin and Etymology of annus horribilis

New Latin, literally, horrible year


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