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
In turning around to play Thursday of Week 2 after matching horrid Week 1 showings last Sunday, the Texans and Bengals had very little time to dwell on their disastrous 2017 debuts.
The calls are getting louder in the wake of the team's horrid performance Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Sixers committed a season-high 20 turnovers, and Markelle Fultz had another horrid foul shooting display because of a sore right shoulder.
But Smith's horrid defense is even more detrimental to the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers.
Bad defense last week, followed by horrid offense this week.
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).
That stretch of horrid baseball was enough to catch Detroit up with San Francisco (which had gone 10–15 in that same stretch), leaving the Tigers just a game behind the Giants for the worst record on the last day.
The offense is horrid, the defense a disaster, the play-calling head-shaking, the execution abysmal.
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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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