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annus horribilis

Definitions

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  • n. A horrible year

Etymologies

From the Latin annus ("year") + horribilis ("of horrors") (Wiktionary)

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  • ¿It's not Alejandro? Clearly, you were dealing with Gringo Spanish.

    December 19, 2007

  • And Uselessness reminds me of the book I read in Spanish class, "Alexander y el día terrible, horrible, espantoso, horroroso"

    December 18, 2007

  • That's a wonderful, admirable, peachy, very good book. :-)

    December 15, 2007

  • Literally "horrible year." Reminds me of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

    December 15, 2007

  • Famously used by England's Queen Elizabeth II in reference to the year that included the burning of portions of Windsor castle and the final meltdown of several Windsor marriages. If Britney had learned Latin, she might reasonably use it to describe the year 2007.

    December 15, 2007