HyperDic: terrible

English > 4 senses of the word terrible:
ADJECTIVEallterrible, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrificcausing fear or dread or terror
allterrible, atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, unspeakableexceptionally bad or displeasing
allterrible, severe, wickedintensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
allterrible, frightful, awful, tremendousextreme / extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
terrible > pronunciation
Soundsteh'rahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > terrible: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing fear or dread or terror.
Example "a terrible curse"
Synonymsawful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishalarmante, calamitoso, espantosa, espantoso, fatal, horrendo, horrible, horrorosa, horroroso, pavoroso, sobrecogedor, temible, temido, terrible, tremendo
Catalanalarmant, calamitós, esfereïdor, espantós, esparverador, fatal, horrible, horripilant, horrorós, paorós, temible, terrible
Nounsterriblenessa quality of extreme / extreme unpleasantness
English > terrible: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningexceptionally bad or displeasing.
Example "terrible handwriting"
Synonymsatrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, unspeakable
BroaderbadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
Spanishabominable, atroz, espantoso, horrendo, horrible, horripilante, horroroso, terrible, tremendo
Catalanabominable, atroç, espantós, horrible, hòrrid, horripilant, horrorós, terrible, tremend
Nounsterriblenessa quality of extreme / extreme unpleasantness
Adverbsterriblyin a terrible manner
English > terrible: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningintensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality.
Example "a terrible cough"
Synonymssevere, wicked
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Spanishextremo, profundo, severo
Catalanextrem, profund, sever, terrible
Nounsterriblenessa quality of extreme / extreme unpleasantness
English > terrible: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningextreme / extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact.
Synonymsfrightful, awful, tremendous
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Catalanterrible
Nounsterriblenessa quality of extreme / extreme unpleasantness

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