Distressing and Horrible


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Distressing adjective – Causing worry or anxiety.
Usage example: distressing signs that another war might be imminent

Horrible and distressing are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Horrible" instead an adjective "Distressing".
Nearby Words: distress, distressed, distressingly, distressful
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Horrible adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a horrible scream that made shivers go up and down our spines

Distressing and horrible are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Distressing" instead an adjective "Horrible".
Nearby Words: horrid, horror, horrify, horribly
Synonyms for Horrible

Things that words describes

experience distressing experience horrible experience
sound distressing sound horrible sound
job distressing job horrible job
effect distressing effect horrible effect
Other nouns: situation, case, way, effects, music, past, results, events.
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