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Synonyms for horrific
hɔˈrɪf ɪk, hɒ-hor·rif·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hideous, horrid, horrific, outrageousadjective

    grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror

    "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"

    Synonyms:
    dread(a), fearsome, hideous, extortionate, direful, terrible, dreaded, dire, unconscionable, fearful, frightening, horrendous, awful, usurious, exorbitant, dreadful, outrageous, repulsive, steep, horrid

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, unalarming

  2. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terribleadjective

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, inoffensive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. horrificadjective

    Synonyms:
    frightful, HORRID

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How to use horrific in a sentence?

  1. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez:

    These are always the most horrific scenes when theres a child involved, we simply cant make anysense of it.

  2. Naama Haviv:

    The parents of the survivors were asked if they wanted to cover their faces and mask their identity to keep their privacy. But they said' No', they're tired of hiding and what they are is angry. They want people to know this is happening, the chief of pediatrics at the hospital shared photographs from waist down of the damage being done to these children, as young as 18 months old. It's horrific. Their bodies have literally been destroyed.

  3. David Bowdich:

    Based on the information and the facts as we know them, we are now investigating these horrific acts as an act of terrorism.

  4. Meaghan VerGow:

    The federal government must be required to follow the law in setting any execution date, as the district court correctly held... Given everything we know about Lisa Montgomery's mental illness, Lisa Montgomery lifetime of horrific torture and trauma, and the many people in positions of authority who could have intervened to save Lisa Montgomery but never did, there can be no principled reason to carry out Lisa Montgomery execution, the government should stop its relentless efforts to end her life.

  5. Police Department officer Michael Fanone:

    I have been left with the psychological trauma and the emotional anxiety of having survived such a horrific event.


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