horribleness


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hor·ri·ble

 (hôr′ə-bəl, hŏr′-)
adj.
1. Arousing or tending to arouse horror; dreadful: "War is beyond all words horrible" (Winston S. Churchill).
2. Very unpleasant; disagreeable.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin horribilis, from horrēre, to tremble.]

hor′ri·ble·ness n.
hor′ri·bly adv.
Translations
فَظاعَه، رُعْب، هَلَع
hrůzostrašnost
rædselsfuldhed
iszonyat
hryllingur, skelfing
hrôzostrašnosť
dehşet vericilikkorkunçluk

horror

(ˈhorə) noun
1. great fear or dislike. She has a horror of spiders; She looked at me in horror.
2. a disagreeable person or thing. Her little boy is an absolute horror.
ˈhorrible adjective
1. causing horror; dreadful. a horrible sight.
2. unpleasant. What a horrible day!
ˈhorribleness noun
ˈhorribly adverb
ˈhorrid (-rid) adjective
1. unpleasant. That was a horrid thing to say.
2. dreadful. a horrid shriek.
horrific (həˈrifik) adjective
terrible; terrifying. a horrific accident; a horrific journey.
ˈhorrify (-fai) verb
to shock greatly. Mrs Smith was horrified to find that her son had a tattooed chest.
ˈhorrifying adjective
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