atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly(adj)
"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
Examples of horrible in a Sentence
It was a horrible thing... the whole bush has been burnt. It's been vaporized - it's Vietnam is what it looks like.
Kim told me she had read an article where it was sort of blaming our child for me losing a match. That’s actually a horrible thing to say, that’s not the case, but so what if she did? Why does that matter?
How very much horrible would it be, if achieving everything was so easy! We bear life because there is struggle!
Ghislaine Maxwell is the most hideous dancer I've ever seen in my life, i mean it was horrible and this guy was sweating all over me, like his sweat was, like it was raining basically everywhere, I was just like grossed out from it but I knew I had to keep him happy because that's what Jeffrey Epstein of sex crimes and Ghislaine Maxwell would have expected from me.
There is this horrible mismatch between what companies know about their own businesses and what they tell investors in mandatory public filings. That isn't okay.
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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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