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
Rosenberg, and his new political ad, argue that horrible demise was avoidable.
To protect us from that horrible feeling—usually induced by other people's Instagram accounts—the town, about an hour drive from St. Moritz, has enacted a photography ban on all landscape and provincial town shots, according to The Local.
What a horrible situation to think of the abuser getting to cross-examine the girl.
Many think that popularizing a drug that makes people sluggish and lazy is a horrible idea.
The time jumps ahead three years from that horrible night.
For the entirety of the 2010s, Adam Sandler has been known for making objectively horrible movies.
Flight attendants use the grounds to absorb the smell and make the bathrooms a little less horrible.
But here’s the thing: the time these people are idealizing—the time when women couldn’t leave marriages—was horrible.
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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 century
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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