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1. horrific

adjective. ['hɔˈrɪfɪk'] causing fear or dread or terror.

Synonyms

  • dreadful
  • fearsome
  • terrible
  • frightening
  • dreaded
  • direful
  • fearful
  • dread
  • alarming
  • dire
  • awful

Antonyms

  • good
  • pleasant
  • ordinary
  • mild

Etymology

  • horrificus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Horrific

  • pseudoscientific
  • transpacific
  • unscientific
  • nonspecific
  • hieroglyphic
  • autopacific
  • scientific
  • specific
  • prolific
  • pacific
  • honorific
  • terrific

Sentences with horrific


1. Adjective
This awesome power has been used for life-saving procedures and horrific destruction of human life alike.

Quotes about horrific


1. There is something really horrific for any human being who feels he is being consumed by other people. I'm talking about a writer's critics, who don't address what you've written, but want to probe into your existence and magnify the trivia of your life without any sense of humor, without any sense of context.
- Wole Soyinka

2. Sometimes the only way to deal with horrific things in life is through a dark sense of humor.
- Margaret Cho

3. Honor from death,” I snap, “is a myth. Invented by the war torn to make sense of the horrific. If we die, it will be so that others may live. Truly honorable death, the only honorable death, is one that enables life.
- Rae Carson, The Girl of Fire and Thorns

2. horrific

adjective. ['hɔˈrɪfɪk'] grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror.

Synonyms

  • outrageous
  • horrid
  • offensive

Antonyms

  • courage
  • brave
  • unafraid
  • noble

Etymology

  • horrificus (Latin)
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