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. 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.

  3. Donald Trump:

    These heinous actions by the Assad regime can not be tolerated, the United States stands with our allies across the globe to condemn this horrific attack and all other horrific attacks, for that matter.

  4. 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

  5. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed Bilardi's alleged suicide attack in comments to the press Thursday. This is a horrific situation -- an absolutely horrific situation -- and it shows the lure of this death cult to impressionable youngsters, it's very, very important that we do everything we can to try to safeguard our young people against the lure of this shocking alien and extreme ideology.

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