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hideous
 a.  frightful, shocking, or offensive to the eyes; offensive to moral sensibilities
Example Sentence:
1  Every article on the breakfast table was fetched away with a hideous crash.
2  She wears the most hideous colour combinations you could ever imagine.
3  They've just built some hideous new apartment blocks on the seafront.
4  Their faces and bodies were tattooed or scarred in hideous designs.
5  Rochester enforce this concealment? His guest had been outraged, his own life on a former occasion had been hideously plotted against; and both attempts he smothered in secrecy and sank in oblivion! Lastly, I saw Mr.
Classic Sentence: (162 in 11 pages)
1  Be it said in passing, that success is a very hideous thing.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
2  The whole effect was hideous, petty, lugubrious, and narrow.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
3  Nevertheless, we will remark cursorily, there is still an abyss between these races of men and the hideous assassin of the towns.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
4  Both were susceptible, in the highest degree, of the sort of hideous progress which is accomplished in the direction of evil.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES
5  These insults, poured forth in a voice roughened by brandy, did, indeed, proceed in hideous wise from a mouth which lacked its two front teeth.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII—M. BAMATABOIS'S INACTIVITY
6  As the knapsack was consumed, together with the hideous rags which it contained, it revealed something which sparkled in the ashes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
7  War has frightful beauties which we have not concealed; it has also, we acknowledge, some hideous features.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
8  He passed the dead in some sort of hideous review.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
9  Now it was the Thenardier who appeared to her, with her hideous, hyena mouth, and wrath flashing in her eyes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
10  One is conscious of something hideous, as though one's soul were becoming amalgamated with the darkness.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
11  Satan must have occasionally crouched down in some corner of the hovel in which Thenardier dwelt, and have fallen a-dreaming in the presence of this hideous masterpiece.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X—HE WHO SEEKS TO BETTER HIMSELF MAY RENDER HIS S...
12  The ensemble was glacial, regular, hideous.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
13  There are moments when hideous surmises assail us like a cohort of furies, and violently force the partitions of our brains.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS
14  There is, in the synagogue, in the mosque, in the pagoda, in the wigwam, a hideous side which we execrate, and a sublime side, which we adore.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE CONVENT AS AN ABSTRACT IDEA
15  Here lies Blondeau, Blondeau the Nose, Blondeau Nasica, the ox of discipline, bos disciplinae, the bloodhound of the password, the angel of the roll-call, who was upright, square exact, rigid, honest, and hideous.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—BLONDEAU'S FUNERAL ORATION BY BOSSUET