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Meaning of HORRIBLE

Pronunciation:  'horubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"
 

HORRIBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: alarming, atrocious, frightful, horrifying, ugly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hor"ri*ble\, a. [OE. horrible, orrible, OF. horrible,
orrible, F. horrible, fr. L. horribilis, fr. horrere. See
{Horror}.]
Exciting, or tending to excite, horror or fear; dreadful;
terrible; shocking; hideous; as, a horrible sight; a horrible
story; a horrible murder.

      A dungeon horrible on all sides round.   --Milton.

Syn: Dreadful; frightful; fearful; terrible; awful; terrific;
     shocking; hideous; horrid.

 
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