Examples of horrendous in a Sentence
Her taste in clothes is horrendous.
a horrendous explosion shook the building
Recent Examples of horrendous from the Web
Before that, in 1967, a horrendous five-minute test pilot was made starring Ellie Wood Walker as the lead and Maudie Prickett as the heroine's mother, titled Wonder Woman: Who's Afraid of Diana Prince?
The act that was committed two years ago by a severely mentally ill person is a horrendous act.
The horrendous optics created by the former president meeting with the attorney general and the knowledge that the fake intelligence existed are what combined to spur Comey forward.
But Monday’s horrendous suicide-bomb attack at Manchester Arena, which killed twenty-two people, many of them young girls who had been attending an Ariana Grande concert, has tested this resolve.
May 23, 2017 Absolutely Horrendous what happened in Manchester tonight.
In order to do business in China, Google had to make a horrendous compromise: agreeing to filter its search results according to the demands of an oppressive government striving to deny vital information to its citizens.
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Origin and Etymology of horrendous
Latin horrendus, from gerundive of horrēre
First Known Use: 1659
HORRENDOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horrendous for English Language Learners
: very bad or unpleasant
HORRENDOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of horrendous for Students
: very bad horrendous traffic horrendous trouble
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