Definitions for horrifichɔˈrɪf ɪk, hɒ-
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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"
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"
horrifying, causing horror; horrible.
Origin: from horrere + -ficare: confer horrifique. See horror, -fy.
causing horror; frightful
Origin: [L. horrifieus; horrere to be horrible + -ficare (in comp.) to make: cf. F. horrifique. See Horror, -fy.]
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Tragic, horrific, none describe it.
It is a very horrific and tragic crash.
This is a horrific scene, this is a nightmare.
I cannot tell you how horrific of a feeling that is.
It brings closure to a very horrific time for these folks.
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