horrific


hor·rif·ic

adjective \h-ˈri-fik, hä-\

: causing horror or shock

Full Definition of HORRIFIC

:  having the power to horrify <a horrific account of the tragedy>
hor·rif·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of HORRIFIC

  1. <horrific images of torture that shocked the conscience of the world>

First Known Use of HORRIFIC

1653

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