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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awfulness, dreadfulness, horridness, terriblenessnoun

    a quality of extreme unpleasantness


  1. terriblenessnoun

    The characteristic of being terrible.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Terriblenessnoun

    Formidableness; the quality of being terrible: dreadfulness.

    Etymology: from terrible.

    Having quite lost the way of nobleness, he strove to climb to the height of terribleness. Philip Sidney, b. ii.

    Their terribleness is owing to the violent contusion and laceration of the parts. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.


  1. terribleness

    Terribleness is the quality or condition of being extremely bad, severe, unpleasant, or fearsome. It typically refers to something that is horrifying, dreadful, or distressing in nature. It can also apply to a situation or behavior causing great harm, distress, or upheaval.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of terribleness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of terribleness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of terribleness in a Sentence

  1. Staff Ronald Klain:

    Akin to the ‘historic’ airlift from Afghanistan. The Biden admin’s ‘historic’ events are unprecedented in their terribleness.


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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    A transparent
    B squashy
    C dangerous
    D nasty

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