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abominable, atrocious, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable.
alarming, appalling, dire, dreadful, frightful, ghastly, hideous, horrible, horrid, repulsive, terrible, unpleasant.
junky, sad, poorer, most inferior, bottom out, the pits, cruddy, not good.
infamous, low-life, lowlife.
low-down, hateable, lowdown.
inauspicious, unpropitious, Ill-boding.
objectionable, unhappy, unpalatable, dragger, painer.
egregious, noticeable, ostentatious, undisguised, bare-faced, flagitous, out and out, stick out like sore thumb.
second-rate, shoddy, slovenly, unwelcome, second rate, secondrate, no good.
nagging, smarting, extremely bad.
unprepossessing, Hard-featured, unbeautiful, not much to look at, mis-shapen, bad-looking.
unspeakable, indefinable, inexpressible, unutterable, Incommunicable, undescribable, beyond words.
very bad; terrible
abominable, alarming, appalling, atrocious, deplorable, depressing, dire, disgusting, distressing, dreadful, fearful, frightful, ghastly, gross, gruesome, grungy, harrowing, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrific, horrifying, nasty, offensive, raunchy, repulsive, shocking, stinking, synthetic, tough, ugly, unpleasant, unsightly, grody.
awful, awfully, frightfully, terribly.
extraordinarily, extremely, highly, terribly, very much, mucho.
hugely, immensely, so much, strikingly, supremely, surpassingly, terrifically, but good.
abominable, alarming, amazing, atrocious, awe-inspiring, awed, awesome, awfully, awing, bad, dire, direful, dirty, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, filthy, frightening, frightfully, grotty, hateful, horrendous, horrific, impressive, lousy, mean, nasty, painful, reverent, terrible, terribly, unpleasant, unspeakable.
abominable, appalling, atrocious, beastly, dreadful, fearful, frightful, ghastly, grim, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, monstrous, shocking, terrible, terrifying, unsightly, unspeakable, vile, very bad, apalling.
Examples of usage:
– Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
– What Maisie Knew by Henry James
– Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
– Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
– Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson