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terrible

ter·ri·ble

terrible

 
pronunciation:
te rih bl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: creating terror, fear, or horror.
a terrible monster
synonyms:
fearful, frightening, horrific, terrifying
similar words:
awful, dire, dread, dreadful, formidable, ghastly, harrowing, horrendous, horrible, macabre, nasty, redoubtable, tremendous
definition 2: extreme; severe.
a terrible case of the flu
synonyms:
extreme, fierce, severe
antonyms:
slight
similar words:
atrocious, bad, brutal, dire, foul, grim, harsh, insufferable, intense, monstrous, mortal, nasty, rough, strong
definition 3: extremely bad; unpleasant; unacceptable.
a terrible filma terrible smella terrible party
synonyms:
atrocious, awful
antonyms:
delightful, excellent
similar words:
abysmal, almighty, appalling, bad, dreadful, ghastly, heinous, hideous, horrible, horrid, lousy, nasty, obnoxious, odious, pathetic, repulsive, revolting, rotten, unacceptable, unpleasant
derivations: terribly (adv.), terribleness (n.)