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horrible

hor·ri·ble

horrible

 
 
pronunciation:
ho rih bl [or] ha rih bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing a feeling of fear or horror.
She had a horrible dream.
similar words:
scary
definition 2: very ugly or bad.
The dog made a horrible mess in the kitchen.
synonyms:
awful
antonyms:
lovely
similar words:
foul, offensive, terrible, unpleasant
derivations: horribly (adv.), horribleness (n.)
Word History
Horrible comes from a Latin word that means "bristly or savage looking."