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hor•rid(ˈhɔr ɪd, ˈhɒr-)
horrific, horrendous, horrible, horrid - In decreasing degree of horror: horrific, horrendous, horrible, horrid.
horrible horrid horrific horrifying horrendous
All of these words except horrid can be used to describe a very unpleasant and shocking event, experience, or story.
In conversation, people use horrible and horrid to show their dislike for someone or something. These words can be used to describe almost anything which is unpleasant, ugly, disgusting, or depressing.
Horrible is also used in front of a noun to emphasize how bad something is. For example, you can say 'I've made a horrible mistake'.
Horrendous is usually used to describe something which is extremely difficult to deal with.
|Adj.||1.||horrid - exceedingly bad; "when she was bad she was horrid"|
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
|2.||horrid - grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"|
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"