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adjective hideous pronunciation in British English /ˈhɪdiəs/
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  1. 1
    very ugly or frightening in appearance
    The corpse had a hideous grin on its face.
  2. 2
    informal used for emphasizing that someone or something is not attractive
    I look hideous in that picture!
  3. 3
    very unpleasant
    a hideous accident

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