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Meaning of HORRID

Pronunciation:  'horid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  exceedingly bad; "when she was bad she was horrid"
  2. [adj]  grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"

HORRID is a 6 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: bad, hideous, horrific, offensive, outrageous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hor"rid\, a. [L. horridus. See {Horror}, and cf.
1. Rough; rugged; bristling. [Archaic]

         Horrid with fern, and intricate with thorn.

2. Fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking;
   hence, very offensive.

         Not in the legions Of horrid hell.    --Shak.

         The horrid things they say.           --Pope.

Syn: Frightful; hideous; alarming; shocking; dreadful; awful;
     terrific; horrible; abominable.

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