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Synonyms for hideous
ˈhɪd i əshideous

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  1. hideousadjective

    Synonyms:
    horrid, grim, dreadful, frightful, ghastly, grisly, grotesque, terrible

  2. hideousadjective

    Frightful; shocking; extremely ugly.

    A piteous and hideous spectacle. Thomas Babington Macaulay.

    Synonyms:
    grotesque, frightful, grisly, terrible, horrid, ghastly, grim, dreadful

  3. hideousadjective

    Distressing or offensive to the ear; horrible.

    Synonyms:
    grisly, grim, terrible, frightful, grotesque, dreadful, ghastly, horrid

  4. hideousadjective

    Hateful; shocking.

    Sure, you have some hideous matter to deliver. - William Shakespeare

    Synonyms:
    terrible, dreadful, grim, grotesque, ghastly, frightful, grisly, horrid

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hideous

    Synonyms:
    frightful, unshapely, monstrous, horrid, horrible, ugly, grisly, grim, ghastly

    Antonyms:
    graceful, beautiful, captivating, attractive

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hideous, horrid, horrific, outrageousadjective

    grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror

    "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"

    Synonyms:
    dread(a), fearsome, extortionate, direful, terrible, horrific, dreaded, dire, unconscionable, fearful, frightening, horrendous, awful, usurious, exorbitant, dreadful, outrageous, repulsive, steep, horrid

    Antonyms:
    beautiful, inoffensive

  2. hideous, repulsiveadjective

    so extremely ugly as to be terrifying

    "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"

    Synonyms:
    detestable, repugnant, repulsive(a), outrageous, horrific, obscene, horrid, abhorrent, repulsive

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, beautiful

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ugly

    something that isn't pretty is ugly.

    the combination of those colors is really hideous!

    Submitted by JP03 on October 23, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hideousadjective

    Synonyms:
    frightful, dreadful, appalling, horrible, terrible, horrid, ghastly, grisly, grim, shocking

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hideousadjective

    Synonyms:
    horrible, grim, ogreish, grisly, repulsive, ugly, ghastly, shocking

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How to use hideous in a sentence?

  1. Leslie Carroll:

    Apart from the hideous racial trolling that we’ve seen… I think that’s a minority… I think they’re going to be widely accepted.

  2. Bob Dylan:

    The radio makes hideous sounds.

  3. Stendhal:

    Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.

  4. Felix Adler:

    The conception of worth, that each person is an end per se, is not a mere abstraction. Our interest in it is not merely academic. Every outcry against the oppression of some people by other people, or against what is morally hideous is the affirmation of the principle that a human being as such is not to be violated. A human being is not to be handled as a tool but is to be respected and revered.

  5. Ben Fogle:

    Standing on the summit of Xtreme Everest is the most beautiful and the most hideous experience of my life.


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