1. horror, horrible => horrendous.
- horrendous (adj.)
- 1650s, from Latin horrendus "dreadful, fearful, terrible," literally "to be shuddered at," gerundive of horrere "to bristle with fear, shudder" (see horror). Earlier form in English was horrend (mid-15c.).
- 1. The violence used was horrendous.
- 2. Nor do their debts looks so horrendous when related to the value of their fixed assets.
- 3. Holidays can be horrendous. All right, I'll rephrase that. The first few days are invariably hell.
- 4. He described it as the most horrendous experience of his life.
- 5. We're told Tehran weather is unpredictable and horrendous.
[ horrendous 造句 ]