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 Dictionary entry overview: What does horrible mean? 

HORRIBLE (adjective)
  The adjective HORRIBLE has 1 sense:

1. provoking horror

  Familiarity information: HORRIBLE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HORRIBLE (adjective)

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Provoking horror


frightful; horrible; horrifying; atrocious; ugly

Context examples:

an atrocious automobile accident / a frightful crime of decapitation / an alarming, even horrifying, picture / war is beyond all words horrible / an ugly wound


alarming (causing alarm or fear)

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