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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horrible  \Hor"ri*ble\,  a.  [OE.  horrible,  orrible  OF  horrible, 
  orrible  F.  horrible,  fr  L.  horribilis,  fr  horrere  See 
  {Horror}.] 
  Exciting,  or  tending  to  excite,  horror  or  fear;  dreadful; 
  terrible;  shocking;  hideous;  as  a  horrible  sight;  a  horrible 
  story;  a  horrible  murder. 
 
  A  dungeon  horrible  on  all  sides  round.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Dreadful;  frightful;  fearful;  terrible;  awful;  terrific; 
  shocking;  hideous;  horrid. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horrible 
  adj  :  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"  [syn:  {atrocious}, 
  {frightful},  {horrifying},  {ugly}] 




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