Horrible and Horrific


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Horrible adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: a horrible car accident that left eyewitnesses in a state of shock

Horrific is a synonym for horrible in fear topic. In some cases you can use "Horrific" instead an adjective "Horrible", when it comes to topics like dreadful.
Nearby Words: horrid, horror, horrify, horribly
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Horrific adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: horrific images of torture that shocked the conscience of the world

Horrible is a synonym for horrific in fear topic. You can use "Horrible" instead the word "Horrific" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as dreadful.
Synonyms for Horrific

Things that words describes

life horrible life horrific life
treatment horrible treatment horrific treatment
fate horrible fate horrific fate
death horrible death horrific death
Other nouns: accident, way, example, effects, actions, abuse, monster, pain, childhood, conditions, ways, consequences, events, creatures, deaths, acts, experiments, injuries, scars, nightmares, monsters, crimes, atrocities.
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