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Antonyms for terrific
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrific(adj)

    very great or intense

    "a terrific noise"; "a terrific thunderstorm storm"; "fought a terrific battle"

    Antonyms:
    ordinary, unalarming, mild

    Synonyms:
    wondrous, tremendous, terrifying, howling(a), wonderful, marvellous, fantastic, marvelous, rattling(a), grand

  2. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

    Antonyms:
    mild, ordinary, unalarming

  3. terrific, terrifying(adj)

    causing extreme terror

    "a terrifying wail"

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, mild, ordinary

    Synonyms:
    wondrous, tremendous, terrifying, howling(a), wonderful, marvellous, fantastic, marvelous, rattling(a), grand

Wiktionary

  1. terrific(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    horrific, brilliant

  2. terrific(adjective)

    Frighteningly good.

    I say! She's a terrific tennis player.

    Synonyms:
    horrific, brilliant

  3. terrific(adjective)

    Astounding or awesome.

    The car came round the bend at a terrific speed.

    Synonyms:
    horrific, brilliant

  4. terrific(adjective)

    Terrifying; causing terror

    The lightning was followed by a terrific clap of thunder.

    Synonyms:
    horrific, brilliant

  5. terrific(adjective)

    Frightful or very unpleasant.

    I've got a terrific hangover this morning.

    Synonyms:
    brilliant, horrific

  6. terrific(adjective)

    Extraordinarily great or intense.

    terrific speed

    Synonyms:
    brilliant, horrific

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. terrific

    Awful should not be used of things which are merely disagreeable or annoying, nor of all that are alarming and terrible, but only of such as bring a solemn awe upon the soul, as in the presence of a superior power; as, the awful hush before the battle. That which is awful arouses an oppressive, that which is august an admiring reverence; we speak of the august presence of a mighty monarch, the awful presence of death. We speak of an exalted station, a grand mountain, an imposing presence, a majestic cathedral, a noble mien, a solemn litany, a stately march, an august assembly, the awful scene of the Judgment Day.

    Antonyms:
    base, beggarly, commonplace, contemptible, despicable, humble, inferior, lowly, mean, paltry, undignified, vulgar

    Synonyms:
    alarming, appalling, august, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, frightful, grand, horrible, imposing, majestic, noble, portentous, shocking, solemn, stately, terrible

How to use terrific in a sentence?

  1. Karen Zegel:

    I didn't think he was terrific, but ended up learning. He had a great work ethic and he tried, and it worked out.

  2. The CEO:

    So far, they've been a terrific board member.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    I like Donald Trump. I think he's terrific, I think he's brash, I think he speaks the truth.

  4. James Agee:

    In every child who is born, no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again and in him, too, once more, and of each of us, our terrific responsibility toward human life toward the utmost idea of goodness, of the horror of terror, and of God.

  5. Jim Johnson:

    Law enforcement was doing a terrific job in terms of arrests and seizures, and the community was coming together doing everything a community should be doing, but when we look at the internals, 13.9 percent of our babies were born addicted to drugs and 60 percent of the umbilical cords of babies tested positive for opiates.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#988base
#1008mean
#4690ordinary
#8164mild
#12155humble
#12244terrific
#15200inferior
#23811vulgar
#27935commonplace
#37657lowly
#47706despicable
#57224paltry
#79651contemptible
#122439undignified
#149613beggarly

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