What does horrific mean?

Definitions for horrifichɔˈrɪf ɪk, hɒ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word horrific.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hideous, horrid, horrific, outrageous(adj)

    grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror

    "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"

  2. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible(adj)

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "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"

Wiktionary

  1. horrific(Adjective)

    horrifying, causing horror; horrible.

  2. Origin: from horrere + -ficare: confer horrifique. See horror, -fy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horrific(adj)

    causing horror; frightful

  2. Origin: [L. horrifieus; horrere to be horrible + -ficare (in comp.) to make: cf. F. horrifique. See Horror, -fy.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of horrific in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of horrific in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy:

    Killing innocent civilians is a horrific, hideous act that no religion can approve

  2. South Carolina:

    These events bring a sadness like no other, we grieve together for our lost ones, and we pray together for those touched by these horrific tragedies.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Hell means torture; torture means badness. Goodness cannot create or produce badness. Hell does not belong to God; it has been invented by the horrific and sick minded people.

  4. Sunita Narain:

    Thirty years after the horrific industrial disaster, India needs to finish the job it started and now work on strengthening institutions, tools of compliance and monitoring and putting in place a strict corporate liability regime.

  5. Tom Daschle:

    As the representatives of the people we are here to declare that our resolve has not been weakened by these horrific and cowardly acts. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

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