Synonyms of horrible in English:


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1‘there was a horrible murder here earlier this year’


dreadful, horrifying, horrific, horrendous, frightful, fearful, awful, terrible, shocking, appalling, hideous, grim, grisly, ghastly, harrowing, gruesome, heinous, vile, nightmarish, macabre, unspeakable, hair-raising, spine-chilling

loathsome, monstrous, abhorrent, detestable, hateful, execrable, abominable, atrocious, sickening, nauseating

2‘the tea tasted horrible’


nasty, disagreeable, unpleasant, horrid, awful, dreadful, terrible, appalling, horrendous, disgusting, foul, revolting, repulsive, repellent, ghastly

obnoxious, hateful, odious, objectionable, offensive, insufferable, vile, loathsome, abhorrent

informal frightful, lousy, God-awful, hellish

British informal beastly, grotty, bitchy, catty

Northern Irish informal bogging

North American informal hellacious

archaic disgustful, loathly

rare rebarbative


pleasant, agreeable