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
So there’s a decent shot his horrendous batting average improves, becoming simply bad by the end of the season.
This is a horrendous crime not only for the victims but for the extended family, neighborhood and community.
Overall, the starting pitching has been horrendous, the offense inconsistent.
On non-HOV roads, peak times were horrendous, but things got better off-peak.
At Kim Jones’s show at the Palais Royal the heat was horrendous.
Suddenly, all the time Lynch has invested in evil Dale’s horrendous crimes (including the particularly wrenching murder of a woman in the second episode) felt crucial to the stakes of the show.
While many wineries endured horrendous vine damage because of the harsh winter, other wineries — such as Sydney Nederend’s Scoria Vineyards — didn’t have as much damage.
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?
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Origin and Etymology of horrendous
Latin horrendus, from gerundive of horrēre
First Known Use: 1659See Words from the same year
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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