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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very ugly)
a. espantoso
The hideous trolls turned to stone the moment the sun peeked over the horizon.Los espantosos troles se hicieron de piedra en el momento en que el sol se asomó por el horizonte.
b. horroroso
The survivors could still remember the hideous face of their captor.Los sobrevivientes aún podían recordar el horroroso rostro de su captor.
c. horrible
I'll never wear the hideous sweater Claudia gave me for Christmas.Nunca voy a ponerme el suéter horrible que Claudia me regaló en Navidad.
d. horrendo
That fuchsia shag carpet is truly hideous.Esa alfombra fucsia de pelo largo está verdaderamente horrenda.
2. (disturbing)
a. espantoso
These hideous crimes will not go unpunished.Estos crímenes espantosos no quedarán impunes.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. espantoso(a)
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hideous [ˈhɪdɪəs]
(gen) espantoso; horroroso; (repugnant) repugnante; asqueroso
a hideous mistake un error terrible
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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