Examples of horrid in a Sentence
People there are living in horrid conditions.
He's a horrid little man.
Recent Examples of horrid from the Web
Save for Brock Osweiler’s horrid 2016, Hopkins has showed the ability to be a virtually QB-proof receiver.
Unlike in the cases of Weinstein or even Al Franken, where revelations unfolded across manifold news cycles lasting weeks and even months, NBC appeared to endure its beating in a single, horrid day.
Pick: Texans Seahawks at Titans, 4:05 p.m. on Fox Line: Titans by 2.5 The Seahawks (1-1) have been horrid offensively, and a lot of the blame has been placed on the team’s offensive line.
God, in pity, made man beautiful and alluring, after his own image; but my form is a filthy type of yours, more horrid even from the very resemblance.
But Smith's horrid defense is even more detrimental to the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers.
Manafort has a long, horrid history of representing dictators in the United States and smoothing over the edges of dictators and dictators-in-the-making in the Congo, the Philippines, Ukraine (and potentially the United States).
Bad defense last week, followed by horrid offense this week.
The calls are getting louder in the wake of the team's horrid performance Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Origin and Etymology of horrid
First Known Use: 1590See Words from the same year
Synonymsabhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, offensive, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly
Related Wordsexceptionable, objectionable; brackish, disagreeable, dislikable (also dislikeable), unpleasant; contemptible, despicable, detestable, hard, hateful; unhealthy, unsavory, unwholesome; execrable, lousy, miserable; atrocious, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome (also grewsome), heinous, horrendous, horrific, horrifying, lurid, macabre, monstrous, nightmarish, shocking, sick, sickish, sickly, terrible, unspeakable, vile; off-putting, undesirable, unwanted, unwelcome; barbarous, unchristian, uncivilized, ungodly, unholy; distressing, disturbing, upsetting
Near Antonymsacceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, desirable, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable (or likeable), luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, welcome; unexceptionable, unobjectionable; healthful, healthy, restorative, salubrious, salutary, wholesome
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