What is another word for hideousness?

122 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ hˈɪdi͡əsnəs], [ hˈɪdi‍əsnəs], [ h_ˈɪ_d_iə_s_n_ə_s]

There are several synonyms for the word "hideousness" which can be used to describe something that is extremely unattractive, ugly or frightening. Here are five words can be used interchangeably: 1. Monstrosity - Refers to something which is of monstrous size or proportions, or has a terrifying appearance. 2. Abomination - Refers to something that is abhorrent or loathsome, often due to its frightening or revolting appearance. 3. Atrocity - Refers to something disturbing or offensive in appearance, which can also have negative connotations due to its associations with violence or death. 4. Ghastliness - Refers to something that is extremely frightening or unpleasant, often described in terms of its impact on the senses. 5. Horror - Refers to something that inspires feelings of terror or disgust, often described as a thing to be avoided or feared.

Synonyms for Hideousness:

What are the hypernyms for Hideousness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Hideousness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for hideousness (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for hideousness?

One antonym for the word "hideousness" is beauty. Beauty is often associated with attractive features, harmonious proportions, and pleasing colors. Another antonym is attractiveness, which conveys a sense of charm, allure, and magnetism. Other antonyms for hideousness include elegance, grace, sophistication, and refinement. These words reflect a sense of aesthetic refinement, harmony, and balance that is often absent in things that are considered hideous. While the concept of beauty is subjective, and what one person finds attractive may not be what another person finds attractive, the antonyms for hideousness offer a glimpse into the opposite end of the spectrum.

What are the antonyms for Hideousness?

Usage examples for Hideousness

As for the superlative hideousness attributed by Mr. Steevens to New York, I can only inquire, in the local idiom: "What is the matter with Glasgow?"
"America To-day, Observations and Reflections"
William Archer
In insisting upon the possibility of beauty and suppressing every reference to the monstrous story of failure which the existence of hideousness implies, once more he puts the world in debt to art after the fashion of the old masters.
"George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians"
T. Martin Wood
The great wave of trade that carried the shop-keeper into the West-end drawing-room strewed also the curtains and carpets with that outrageous weed of trade design which gave to the mid-Victorian world its complexion of singular hideousness.
"George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians"
T. Martin Wood

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