- adj. 可怕的；令人震惊的
causing fear or dread or terror;
"the awful war"
"an awful risk"
"a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"
"the dread presence of the headmaster"
"polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"
"a dreadful storm"
"a fearful howling"
"horrendous explosions shook the city"
"a terrible curse"
- Many people witnessed the horrendous massacre.
- He decucted that only one person was capable of committing such a horrendous crime.
- That colour scheme is horrendous.
The translations were mostly horrendous,..stale and florid.出自： B. Guest
Niven had just lost his first wife in a horrendous fall down..cellar stairs.出自： S. Morley