Awful and Horrendous


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Awful adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: that's an awful thing to say about someone

Horrendous is a synonym for awful in terrible topic. In some cases you can use "Horrendous" instead an adjective "Awful", when it comes to topics like good, bad, horrid, very unpleasant. popular alternative
Nearby Word: awfully
Synonyms for Awful


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Horrendous adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a horrendous explosion shook the building

Awful is a synonym for horrendous in terrible topic. You can use "Awful" instead an adjective "Horrendous", if it concerns topics such as good, horrid, horrific. popular alternative
Synonyms for Horrendous

Things that words describes

sense awful sense horrendous sense
life awful life horrendous life
animation awful animation horrendous animation
treatment awful treatment horrendous treatment
Other nouns: fate, death, situation, case, way, act, noise, accent, mother, childhood, conditions, movie, stench, ways, skills, puns, acts, stats, crimes.
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