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hideous
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
extremely ugly, offensive, and/or frightening
  • June Sanborn, aged nineteen, had always thought that all architects were romantic, and she had been delighted to learn that they would have a very young architect; but she did not like Roark's appearance and his indifference to her hints, so she declared that the house was hideous and she, for one, would refuse to live in it.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (83% in)
  • Afterward...There were other things, hideous, important things behind her and rising vaguely in her mind, but first, above all, just one thing: to see him again... She came to the quarry and she looked slowly, carefully, stupidly about her, stupidly because the enormity of what she saw would not penetrate her brain: she saw at once that he was not there.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (93% in)
  • He looked as if he did not know that they took his public immolation as their rightful due, that they considered their presence as the indispensable seal of sacrament upon the occasion, that of all the hundreds he and his bride were the only ones to whom the performance was hideous.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (34% in)

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