It also would have been seen as hideously politically incorrect.
Those are hideously bad ideas that have driven us into the ditch we're in.
hideously unpopular, and never personally interested in policy matters, he did his best to stay out of the limelight.
The lovely stretch of coastline in front of it was hideously strewn with rubbish.
A British editorialist called it, “mesmerizingly precious and hideously self-indulgent.”
Her face had been hideously painted, and in her hand she swung a huge whiskey bottle.
I must have been wrong, hideously wrong, but I didn't want you ever to know that.
I had promised to play with her again and I felt as if I had deserted her hideously.
Not the least agreeable feature about the creature was that it was hideously lifelike.
A hideously decorated building opposite the papal palace—now the Conservatoire de Musique—was formerly the papal mint.
c.1300, "terrifying, horrible, dreadful," from Anglo-French hidous, Old French hideus, earlier hisdos "hideous, horrible, awful, frightening" (11c.; Modern French hideux), from hisda "horror, fear," perhaps of Germanic origin; or else from Vulgar Latin *hispidosus, from Latin hispidus "shaggy, bristly," "[b]ut this presents numerous difficulties" [OED]. Meaning "repulsive" is late 14c.