Horrible and Unpleasant


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Horrible adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: I can never forgive her for the horrible way she treated her stepdaughter

Unpleasant is a synonym for horrible in repulsive topic. In some cases you can use "Unpleasant" instead an adjective "Horrible", when it comes to topics like offensive, nasty, dreadful.
Nearby Words: horrid, horror, horrify, horribly
Synonyms for Horrible


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Unpleasant adjective – Not giving pleasure to the mind or senses.
Usage example: the burnt pot roast had a very unpleasant odor

Horrible is a synonym for unpleasant in repulsive topic. Sometimes you can use "Horrible" instead an adjective "Unpleasant", if it concerns topics such as offensive, disagreeable.
Nearby Words: unpleasantness, unpleasantly
Synonyms for Unpleasant

Things that words describes

person horrible person unpleasant person
experience horrible experience unpleasant experience
man horrible man unpleasant man
people horrible people unpleasant people
Other nouns: job, truth, stuff, fate, place, death, situation, way, example, effects, trip, actions, results, childhood, experiences, ways, consequences, events, creatures, memories, deaths, fates.

Both words in one sentence

  • Maris, meanwhile, was absolutely horrible to Niles and threw him out the second he stood up for himself, as well as just being a generally unpleasant woman.
  • Lovecraftian Superpower The way the character gains the power is usually disturbing, horrible, or unpleasant.
  • Western Animation / Drawn Together Lack of Empathy, deceives or puts people in horrible situations for their own convenience, is unpleasant, obnoxious, sadistic, greedy and manipulative.
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