horrible

  • 21 horrible — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, smell, sound, taste ADVERB ▪ really …

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  • 22 horrible — hor|ri|ble [ hɔrəbl ] adjective ** 1. ) very unpleasant: TERRIBLE: I ve had a horrible day at work. Whiting died a horrible death. 2. ) INFORMAL used for describing someone or something that you do not like: HORRID, NASTY: The medicine tasted… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23 horrible */*/ — UK [ˈhɒrəb(ə)l] / US [ˈhɔrəb(ə)l] adjective 1) very unpleasant I ve had a horrible day at work. Whiting died a horrible death. 2) informal used for describing someone or something that you do not like The medicine tasted horrible. a horrible… …

    English dictionary

  • 24 horrible — adjective Etymology: Middle English orrible, horrible, from Anglo French, from Latin horribilis, from horrēre Date: 14th century 1. marked by or arousing horror < a horrible accident > 2. extremely bad or unpleasant < a horrible mistake > <… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 25 horrible — adj m y f Que provoca horror por su fealdad, su maldad, su crueldad, etc: un horrible mausoleo, un crimen horrible, una enfermedad horrible, un sueño horrible …

    Español en México

  • 26 horrible — adjective 1 very unpleasant and often frightening or upsetting: a horrible murder 2 spoken very bad or unpleasant: horrible weather | I have a horrible feeling we re going to miss the plane. 3 spoken rude and unfriendly: What a horrible man.… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27 horrible — {{#}}{{LM H20641}}{{〓}} {{SynH21170}} {{[}}horrible{{]}} ‹ho·rri·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Que causa horror. {{<}}2{{>}} {{※}}col.{{¤}} Muy feo, muy malo o muy desagradable: • Es horrible tener que madrugar tanto.{{○}} {{<}}3{{>}}… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 28 horrible — adjetivo horrendo, horroroso, hórrido, horripilante, espantoso, pavoroso, monstruoso. «Un objeto que horroriza es la idea común a estas tres voces (horrible, horrendo y horroroso), que la representan con relación a los distintos efectos que… …

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  • 29 horrible*/ — [ˈhɒrəb(ə)l] adj very unpleasant or unkind I ve had a horrible day at work.[/ex] The medicine tasted horrible.[/ex] Stop being so horrible to me.[/ex] horribly [ˈhɒrəbli] adv …

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  • 30 horrible — horribleness, n. horribly, adv. /hawr euh beuhl, hor /, adj. 1. causing or tending to cause horror; shockingly dreadful: a horrible sight. 2. extremely unpleasant; deplorable; disgusting: horrible living conditions. [1275 1325; ME (h)orrible < OF …

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  • 31 horrible — (adj) (Intermedio) que da mucho miedo Ejemplos: Para las personas que sufren aracnofobia tocar una araña será una experiencia horrible. El monstruo de Frankenstein tuvo una cara horrible. Sinónimos: espantoso, temible, monstruoso …

    Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • 32 horrible — adjective 1) a horrible murder Syn: dreadful, awful, terrible, shocking, appalling, horrifying, horrific, horrendous, horrid, hideous, grisly, ghastly, gruesome, gory, harrowing, heinous, vile …

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  • 33 horrible — adjective 1) a horrible murder Syn: dreadful, awful, terrible, shocking, appalling, horrifying, horrific, horrendous, grisly, ghastly, gruesome, harrowing, unspeakable 2) informal a horrible little man …

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  • 34 horrible — /ˈhɒrəbəl / (say horuhbuhl) adjective 1. causing or tending to cause horror; dreadful: a horrible sight. 2. extremely unpleasant; deplorable; excessive: horrible conditions. {Middle English, from Old French, from Latin horribilis terrible,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 35 horrible — adj. 1 causing or likely to cause horror; hideous, shocking. 2 colloq. unpleasant, excessive (horrible weather; horrible noise). Derivatives: horribleness n. horribly adv. Etymology: ME f. OF (h)orrible f. L horribilis f. horrere: see HORRID …

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  • 36 horrible — See horrible, horrid …

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  • 37 horrible — [14] The Latin verb horrēre was used for hair standing on end or bristling. A common cause of this phenomenon is of course fear, and so in due course horrēre came to mean ‘tremble, shake, be filled with fear and revulsion’. The latter sense has… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 38 horrible — hor•ri•ble [[t]ˈhɔr ə bəl, ˈhɒr [/t]] adj. 1) causing horror; shockingly dreadful 2) extremely unpleasant; deplorable: horrible living conditions[/ex] • Etymology: 1275–1325; ME (h)orrible < OF < L horribilis=horri , var. s. of horrēre+… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39 horrible — adj., abominable, affreux : abominâblyo // oriblyo, a, e (Albanais.001) ; afreû, za, e (001). A1) expr., c est horrible : y è daô léd afére (Morzine), y èt afreû (001) …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 40 horrible — [14] The Latin verb horrēre was used for hair standing on end or bristling. A common cause of this phenomenon is of course fear, and so in due course horrēre came to mean ‘tremble, shake, be filled with fear and revulsion’. The latter sense has… …

    Word origins