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Synonyms for horrific

Synonyms for (adjective) horrific

Synonyms: horrendous, horrific, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, frightening, fearful, fearsome, terrible Definition: causing fear or dread or terror Usage: 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

Similar words: alarming Definition: frightening because of an awareness of danger

Synonyms: horrid, horrific, hideous, outrageous Definition: grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror Usage: subjected to outrageous cruelty; a hideous pattern of injustice; horrific conditions in the mining industry

Similar words: offensive Definition: unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses Usage: offensive odors