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Terrible

Pronunciation of Terrible
/tˈɛɹəbə͡l/, /tˈɛɹəbə‍l/, /t_ˈɛ_ɹ_ə_b_əl/

Antonyms for terrible:

beautiful, unalarming, great, first class, wonderful, ordinary, good, mild.

Synonyms for terrible:

Sense 1

embarrassing, sadly, poorly, mournful, scary, moody, fierce, unfortunate, pitiable, grim, abysmal, lachrymose, unhappy, gut-wrenching, shabby, puny, low-class, cheerless, deficient, third-rate, piteous, melting, dodgy, affecting, shattering, subhuman, disheartening, depressing, crummy, bastardized, heartbreaking, discouraging, egregious, soul-destroying, poignant, regrettable, damning, catastrophic, chronic, terribly, irreparable, upsetting, elegiac, ill.

Sense 2

pathetic, agonizing, touching, bittersweet, pitiful, sentimental, diabolical, ruthless, vehement.

Sense 3

furious, dark, third class, tough.

Sense 4

black, bitter, sad.

Sense 5

violent.

catastrophic

tragic.

formidable

redoubtable.

great

almighty.

horrible

grisly.

amazing (adjective)

awesome.

awful (adjective)

dreadful, awful, ghastly, frightful, horrid, dire, horrible, unpleasant, repulsive, appalling, alarming, hideous.

bad, horrible (adjective)

unfortunate, monstrous, awe-inspiring, shocking, dreaded, dangerous, awful, dire, horrid, unpleasant, rotten, offensive, dreadful, atrocious, poor, repulsive, dread, hideous, frightful, appalling, odious, desperate, gruesome, horrendous, loathsome, awesome, horrifying, serious, revolting, ghastly, fearful, severe.

cheap (adjective)

second-rate, junky, shoddy.

dangerous (adjective)

portentous.

evil (adjective)

disgraceful, damnable, nefarious, monstrous, heinous, hideous, detrimental, revolting, wicked, evil, baneful, repellent, bad, sinister, offensive, reprehensible, destructive, repugnant, sinful, foul, abominable, repulsive, loathsome, calamitous, atrocious.

fearful (adjective)

unspeakable.

fearsome (adjective)

fearsome.

frightening (adjective)

nightmarish.

grisly (adjective)

grisly, yucky.

offensive (adjective)

offensive, embarrassing, atrocious, frightful.

severe (adjective)

almighty, bad.

wicked (adjective)

wicked.

Sense 2 (noun)

formidable, redoubtable, pitiful, scary, embarrassing.

Sense 3 (noun)

fierce, vehement, furious, violent, desperate.

Sense 5 (noun)

ill.

terrible (noun)

dread, painful, frightening, atrocious, alarming, abominable, awful, unspeakable, horrendous, fearsome, dire, intense, frightful, wicked, direful, horrific, dreadful, fearful, dreaded, severe, bad.

Usage examples for terrible:

  • Are you terrible old? - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store", Laura Lee Hope.
  • Is it very terrible? - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.
  • And would that be so very terrible? - "A Woman's Burden", Fergus Hume.

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