atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, uglyadjective
"an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"
A thing that causes horror; a terrifying thing, particularly a prospective bad consequence asserted as likely to result from an act.
A person wearing a comic or grotesque costume in a parade of horribles.
Causing horror; terrible; shocking.
Tremendously wrong or errant.
exciting, or tending to excite, horror or fear; dreadful; terrible; shocking; hideous; as, a horrible sight; a horrible story; a horrible murder
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hor′i-bl, adj. causing or tending to cause horror: dreadful: awful: terrific.—n. Horr′ibleness.—adv. Horr′ibly. [L. horribilis—horrēre.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'horrible' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1274
Rank popularity for the word 'horrible' in Adjectives Frequency: #703
The numerical value of horrible in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of horrible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I felt horrible about it, and I had to walk around like that for a few months, so I wore a beanie everywhere I went.
It was awful. It was a horrible thing to do. It was a s----y thing to do to her. But he did it. She didn't do it.
It's an economic crisis, a financial crisis, a political crisis, a health crisis and now this horrible explosion.
He did something really bad and he really knows it, hopefully this has opened the eyes of people to this horrible business. It's very sad.
We did not cheat to win the Kentucky Derby, i want to protect my legacy. I’ve trained great horses. I’ve trained the best horses that have run through there. My record proves it. This is horrible what has happened. The horse never got that medication. It’s an injustice to the horse. He’s a great horse. He ran hard. He deserved to win that race and it kills me because these horses are like my children and for something to happen to him like that is horrible but we have to deal with it and hopefully it will get resolved.
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- esgarrifós, hòrrid, horribleCatalan, Valencian
- horrendo, horribleSpanish
- مصیبت بارPersian
- hirvittävä, kauhistuttava, karmiva, kauheus, kauheaFinnish
- affreux, horribleFrench
- horríbel, horribleGalician
- borzalmas, rettenetes, borzasztóHungarian
- orribile, terribileItalian
- 무시 무시한Korean
- straszny, okropnyPolish
- înfricoșare, înfiorare, groază, groaznic, oribil, îngrozitorRomanian
- ужа́сный, стра́шныйRussian
- förskräcklig, hemsk, fasansfullSwedish
- korkunç, berbatTurkish
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