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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horrid  \Hor"rid\,  a.  [L.  horridus.  See  {Horror},  and  cf 
  {Ordure}.] 
  1.  Rough;  rugged;  bristling.  [Archaic] 
 
  Horrid  with  fern,  and  intricate  with  thorn. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Fitted  to  excite  horror;  dreadful;  hideous;  shocking; 
  hence  very  offensive. 
 
  Not  in  the  legions  Of  horrid  hell.  --Shak. 
 
  The  horrid  things  they  say  --Pope. 
 
  Syn:  Frightful;  hideous;  alarming;  shocking;  dreadful;  awful; 
  terrific;  horrible;  abominable. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horrid 
  adj  1:  exceedingly  bad  "when  she  was  bad  she  was  horrid" 
  2:  grossly  offensive  to  decency  or  morality;  causing  horror; 
  "subjected  to  outrageous  cruelty";  "a  hideous  pattern  of 
  injustice";  "horrific  conditions  in  the  mining  industry" 
  [syn:  {hideous},  {horrific},  {outrageous}] 




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