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Synonyms 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    ordinary, unalarming, mild

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, mild, ordinary

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.

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. terrific(a.)

    Synonyms:
    frightful, TERRIBLE

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#13306majestic
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#16120dire
#19151marvelous
#19676dread
#22561formidable
#22989fearful
#23144alarming
#23190dreadful
#24854solemn
#25388terrifying
#26052horrific
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#31123wondrous
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How to use terrific in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Jeffrey Smith:

    Yahoo has been great, the board members have been terrific and welcoming, the management team has been terrific and welcoming. This is no different from almost all of the companies that we get involved with.

  2. Jeff Tjornehoj:

    He's had years of terrific performance but there is just so much volatility associated with his funds.

  3. Kyle Davies:

    It’s a terrific way to start the new year, it played broadly.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Replace with something terrific.

  5. Igor Stravinsky:

    I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.'


Translations for terrific

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  • fantastiskDanish
  • rasant, grandios, irre, fürchterlich, grauenhaft, wahnsinnig, schrecklich, fantastisch, furchtbar, großartig, sagenhaft, grauenvoll, riesig, schreckeinjagend, supertoll, hervorragend, gewaltig, fulminantGerman
  • φοβερός, τρομερός, φανταστικόςGreek
  • estupendoSpanish
  • formidable, fantastiqueFrench
  • hatalmas, fantasztikusHungarian
  • stupendo, eccezionaleItalian
  • wspaniały, świetnyPolish
  • formidável, fantástico, estupendoPortuguese
  • потряса́ющийRussian
  • dehşet, korkunçTurkish
  • khủng khiếpVietnamese
  • 了不起Chinese

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