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- n. The state of being hideous; extreme ugliness
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being hideous.
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- n. dreadful ugliness; horrible repulsiveness
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This Clintonian hideousness is far more Bush in 2000 than Gore. kwesi
And not until its hideousness is made apparent to the world at large by women's dictum, will men cease to drink both in public and private.
And as for Beyonce, I just thought it was plain hideousness.
As to the Nonconformists, their contributions are probably not desired: otherwise, accustomed to not very courteous treatment though they are, it would still be imprudent to warn them that their own "hideousness" was to be carved in the same marble with the beauty of Lord Falkland.
Give the Free Churches time, and let us see whether they have not something better to give us in return than "hideousness" and "immense ennui."
Longrider's words in order to paint a picture of the kind of hideousness that Lovelock is contemplating.
It is an anomalous aspect of the Easter miracle that in our troubled era it has generated works of art of scarcely conceivable hideousness (above) — mostly concocted as “faith aids,” and generally missing all but the crudest aspects of the pertinent Gospel narratives.
And making fun of an audience member's outfit is more likely to make me squirm than laugh, even though I know the audience member was totally unfazed and the whole joke depends on the utter, over-the-top, spangled, eye-aching hideousness of Dame Edna's own costumes.
I'd love to tell you I didn't enjoy Kim Kardashian's wedding on E! in all its opulent soul-churning hideousness, or that I didn't savour the sight of Chinese pandas being delivered to Scotland live on BBC News more than almost all of this year's worthy BBC2 dramas.
Even in the wake (so to speak) of Order of Ancient Hibernian homophobia, I've taken my children to the parade thinking it (in all its splendor and hideousness) part of their heritage as New York Irish Jews.