Examples of horrible in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of horrible from the Web
Poverty is a horrible, bedeviling force that invades and infects every aspect of our lives and communities – our homes, our pantries, our schools, our careers, and our health.
The disaster brought to life the towers of waste depicted in the 2008 dystopian children's movie WALL-E, which portrayed the horrible yet real idea that our trash could pile up uncontrollably, squeezing us out of our habitat.
The show depicts a brutal world where horrible things happen.
Making matters worse, the UK fields had horrible over-winter survival, including in the controls, so the numbers weren't high enough to perform any statistical analysis at all.
The man, who is a notable racist, sexist, and all-around horrible human being, simply should not be given a platform (or a Twitter account for that matter).
That was clear most recently in the moments of grace and comity that followed the horrible shooting incident targeting Republican members of Congress who were practicing for an interparty baseball game.
To me, drones hovering around watching our every move, dropping off pizzas, is like some horrible surveillance state from Minority Report, not an emerging business opportunity.
Howard was traded off the Atlanta Hawks’ roster for Miles Plumlee’s horrible contract and Marco Belinelli.
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Origin and Etymology of horrible
Middle English orrible, horrible, from Anglo-French, from Latin horribilis, from horrēre
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
HORRIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horrible for English Language Learners
: causing horror : very shocking and upsetting
: very bad or unpleasant
HORRIBLE Defined for Kids
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