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Definitions of horrid

  1. HORRIDNESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. HORRIDLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Rough; rugged; bristling. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking; hence, very offensive. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Dreadful; terrible; hideous; most obnoxious; gloomy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Fitted to produce horror: shocking: offensive. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Dreadful; shocking. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Fitted to excite horror; frightful; very offensive or disgusting. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. That does or may excite horror; hideous; gloomy; terrible. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for horrid

  1. But it is so horrid to have a step- mother! – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  2. But what's this horrid thing?" – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
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