Associations to the word «Horrible»


HORRIBLE, noun. A thing that causes horror; a terrifying thing, particularly a prospective bad consequence asserted as likely to result from an act.
HORRIBLE, noun. A person wearing a comic or grotesque costume in a parade of horribles.
HORRIBLE, adjective. Causing horror; terrible; shocking.
HORRIBLE, adjective. Tremendously bad.

Dictionary definition

HORRIBLE, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne