1. terrible

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


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


  • pleasant
  • courage
  • brave
  • unafraid

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Rhymes with Terrible

  • comparable
  • unbearable
  • repairable
  • wearable
  • parable
  • marable
  • bearable
  • arable

How do you pronounce terrible?

Pronounce terrible as ˈtɛrəbəl.

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Sentences with terrible

1. Adjective
Not only does sewer gas smell terrible, but also it is a health and safety risk.

Quotes about terrible

1. Love is understood, in a historical way, as one of the great human vocations - but its counterspell has always been infidelity. This terrible, terrible betrayal that can tear apart not only another person, not only oneself, but whole families.
- Junot Diaz

2. The truth."Dumbledore sighed. "It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

3. The most terrible fear that anybody should have is not war, is not a disease, not cancer or heart problems or food poisoning - it's a man or a woman without a sense of humor.
- Jonathan Winters

2. terrible

adjective. ['ˈtɛrəbəl'] exceptionally bad or displeasing.


  • bad
  • atrocious
  • unspeakable
  • abominable
  • painful
  • awful


  • noble
  • bold
  • fearlessness
  • noncritical

3. terrible

adjective. ['ˈtɛrəbəl'] intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality.


  • intense
  • severe


  • inoffensive
  • nice
  • niceness

4. terrible

adjective. ['ˈtɛrəbəl'] extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact.


  • frightful
  • tremendous
  • awful


  • unimpressive
  • irreverent
  • favorable
  • obedient