Horrendously



[haw-ren-duh s, ho-] /hɔˈrɛn dəs, hɒ-/

adjective
1.
shockingly dreadful; horrible:
a horrendous crime.
/hɒˈrɛndəs/
adjective
1.
another word for horrific
adj.

1650s, from Latin horrendus “dreadful, fearful, terrible,” literally “to be shuddered at,” gerundive of horrere “to bristle with fear, shudder” (see horror). Earlier form in English was horrend (mid-15c.).

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