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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: hidous, from hide 'terror'

hideous

adjective
     
hid‧e‧ous
extremely unpleasant or ugly:
a hideous dress
hideous crimes
Dinnertime that day was hideous.
hideously adverb:
Her face was hideously scarred.
hideousness noun [uncountable]

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