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horrible as in 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"


  • atrociousshockingly brutal or cruel; exceptionally bad or displeasing; provoking horror
  • frightfulprovoking horror; extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact; extremely distressing
  • horrifyingprovoking horror
  • uglydispleasing to the senses; inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; morally reprehensible; provoking horror