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.
Etymology: from horrere + -ficare: confer horrifique. See horror, -fy.
causing horror; frightful
Etymology: [L. horrifieus; horrere to be horrible + -ficare (in comp.) to make: cf. F. horrifique. See Horror, -fy.]
The numerical value of horrific in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of horrific in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of horrific in a Sentence
We strongly condemn this cowardly attack which appears to have targeted buses carrying Turkish military personnel. We stand with our Turkish allies in the face of this horrific act, which only strengthens our resolve to deepen our ongoing cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
This horrific law is an affront to thousands of households led by same-sex couples, it ignores the tens of thousands of Michiganders who spoke out against it.
This is a horrific event for the city and in my 39 years of policing I've never seen anything like it.
These events bring a sadness like no other, we grieve together for our lost ones, and we pray together for those touched by these horrific tragedies.
We will redouble our efforts and work even more closely ... to counter the rise of extremism, which can inspire such horrific attacks here at home.
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