Simple Definition of horrible
: causing horror : very shocking and upsetting
: very bad or unpleasant
Examples of horrible
He suffered a horrible death.
The crime scene was too horrible to describe.
The team had a horrible season last year.
He realized that he had made a horrible mistake.
Origin of horrible
Middle English orrible, horrible, from Anglo-French, from Latin horribilis, from horrēre
First Known Use: 14th century
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