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alarming, appalling, awful, dire, frightful, ghastly, hideous, horrible, horrid, repulsive, terrible, unpleasant.
junky, sad, poorer, most inferior, bottom out, the pits, cruddy, not good.
opprobrious, scandalous, wretched.
inauspicious, unpropitious, Ill-boding.
egregious, heinous, noticeable, ostentatious, shameless, undisguised, bare-faced, flagitous, out and out, stick out like sore thumb.
grisly, yucky, Blood-stained.
abominable, alarming, appalling, atrocious, awful, bad, beastly, creepy, dire, distressing, fearful, formidable, frightful, frozen, ghastly, grievous, grim, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrific, icky, lousy, mean, monstrous, rotten, shameful, shocking, spooky, terrible, terrific, tragic, tremendous, wicked, godawful, grody, shuddersome.
embarrassing, offensive, atrocious, frightful, horrid.
nagging, smarting, extremely bad.
unspeakable, indefinable, inexpressible, unutterable, Incommunicable, undescribable, beyond words.
abominable, alarming, atrocious, awful, bad, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, painful, terrible, unpleasant, unspeakable.
Examples of usage:
– In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
– The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
– The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
– Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
– That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green