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terrible

ter·ri·ble

terrible

 
 
pronunciation:
te rih bl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing fear, terror, or horror.
A terrible wave almost swallowed the ship.
synonyms:
fearful, frightening, terrifying
similar words:
awful, dire, dread, dreadful, ghastly, horrible, nasty
definition 2: very great; extreme.
She has a terrible case of the flu.
synonyms:
severe
similar words:
atrocious, bad, brutal, dire, foul, grim, harsh, intense, monstrous, mortal, nasty, rough, strong
definition 3: very bad; not acceptable.
That's a terrible drawing of a frog.
synonyms:
atrocious, awful
antonyms:
delightful, excellent
similar words:
bad, dreadful, ghastly, hideous, horrible, horrid, lousy, nasty, obnoxious, rotten, unpleasant
derivations: terribly (adv.), terribleness (n.)