Associations to the word «Terrible»


TERRIBLE, adjective. Dreadful; causing alarm and fear.
TERRIBLE, adjective. Formidable, powerful.
TERRIBLE, adjective. Intense; extreme in degree or extent.
TERRIBLE, adjective. Unpleasant; disagreeable.
TERRIBLE, adjective. Very bad; lousy.
TERRIBLE TWOS, noun. (informal) A developmental stage in toddlers, normally occurring around the age of two, involving refusals and temper tantrums.

Dictionary definition

TERRIBLE, adjective. Causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse".
TERRIBLE, adjective. Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room".
TERRIBLE, adjective. Intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality; "severe pain"; "a severe case of flu"; "a terrible cough"; "under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"; "a wicked cough".
TERRIBLE, adjective. Extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact; "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money".

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