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Definitions for horrid
ˈhɔr ɪd, ˈhɒr-hor·rid

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. horridadjective

    exceedingly bad

    "when she was bad she was horrid"

  2. hideous, horrid, horrific, outrageousadjective

    grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror

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

Wiktionary

  1. horridadjective

    bristling, rough, rugged

    Etymology: From horridus, from horrere. See horrent, horror, ordure

  2. horridadjective

    causing horror or dread

    Etymology: From horridus, from horrere. See horrent, horror, ordure

  3. horridadjective

    offensive, disagreeable, abominable, execrable

    Etymology: From horridus, from horrere. See horrent, horror, ordure

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horridadjective

    rough; rugged; bristling

  2. Horridadjective

    fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking; hence, very offensive

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Horrid

    hor′id, adj. fitted to produce horror: shocking: offensive.—adv. Horr′idly.—n. Horr′idness. [L. horridushorrēre, to bristle.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of horrid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of horrid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of horrid in a Sentence

  1. Lord Byron:

    How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.

  2. Jonathan Blake:

    There was this absolute fear about what was befalling seemingly healthy gay men, who would suddenly take ill for no apparent reason and die in appalling circumstances, your head is messed up, you have this killer virus coursing through your veins, you feel like a pariah... HIV was considered a gay plague that we (gay men) had brought upon ourselves - it was horrid.

  3. Henry James:

    Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.

  4. President Trump:

    We're the federal government. We're not supposed to stand on street corners doing testing, you should say,' Congratulations, great job,' instead of being so horrid in the way you ask a question.

  5. Lord Byron:

    How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm I thank thee, night for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.

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