Examples of horrendous in a Sentence
Her taste in clothes is horrendous.
a horrendous explosion shook the building
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But make no mistake about it; during her 33 years with the CIA, in the Directorate of Operations unit, Haspel oversaw some top secret spying missions around the globe and the horrendous torture of prisoners.
Getting shut out for the third time in the four-game series, the Brewers fell to the Chicago Cubs, 2-0, Sunday afternoon to finish a horrendous offensive series.
Compared to the already horrendous 20% gender pay gap, The NYT shared information that designers like Karen Millen actually had an even more staggering 49% gap, while beauty brand Benefit Cosmetics reported one that sat around 30.7%.
MacKenzie’s mission was plagued by ice, snow, lack of food, incompetent guides, horrendous weather, and the kind of malaise one associates with northland expeditions (read: Father Hennepin, Jean Nicolet, Lewis and Clark, Roald Amundsen).
Politics apart, this is horrible that some people would see this horrendous crime through a religious prism to gain some mileage.
Malinowski also suffered horrendous damage to her throat and never walked again after the incident.
There seems to be no doubt that horrendous crimes are happening.
In addition to the horrendous devastation to the individual women, we as a culture are severely damaged, afraid to embrace any art or artist lest they eventually be tainted by bad behavior.
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HORRENDOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horrendous for English Language Learners
: very bad or unpleasant
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