horrendous

英 [hɒ'rendəs] 美
  • adj. 可怕的;惊人的
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1. horror, horrible => horrendous.
horrendous 恐怖的,骇人的

来自拉丁语horrere,恐惧,颤抖,词源同horror.引申词义恐怖的,骇人的。

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.
所使用的暴力骇人听闻。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Nor do their debts looks so horrendous when related to the value of their fixed assets.
如果和他们的固定资产值相比,他们的债务看起来也并不算惊人。

来自柯林斯例句

3. Holidays can be horrendous. All right, I'll rephrase that. The first few days are invariably hell.
假期可能会糟糕透顶。好吧,让我换一种说法。最初的几天总是如同炼狱。

来自柯林斯例句

4. He described it as the most horrendous experience of his life.
他形容这是自己一生中最可怕的经历。

来自辞典例句

5. We're told Tehran weather is unpredictable and horrendous.
我们听说德黑兰的天气变幻莫测、风云险恶.

来自辞典例句

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