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English Dictionary: horrid by the DICT Development Group
2 results for horrid
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. exceedingly bad; "when she was bad she was horrid"
  2. grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"
    Synonym(s): hideous, horrid, horrific, outrageous
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Horrid \Hor"rid\, a. [L. horridus. See {Horror}, and cf.
      1. Rough; rugged; bristling. [Archaic]
                     Horrid with fern, and intricate with thorn.
      2. Fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking;
            hence, very offensive.
                     Not in the legions Of horrid hell.      --Shak.
                     The horrid things they say.               --Pope.
      Syn: Frightful; hideous; alarming; shocking; dreadful; awful;
               terrific; horrible; abominable.
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