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Correct spelling:
terrible
Definition:
Frightful; awful; dreadful.

Synonyms:

adjective
amazing
awesome.
awful
dreadful, frightful, dire, ghastly, horrible, hideous, unpleasant, repulsive, horrid, alarming, appalling, awful.
bad, horrible
ghastly, revolting, hateful, dreaded, shocking, loathsome, fearful, monstrous, dread, hideous, frightful, unnerving, beastly, petrifying, extreme, gruesome, disastrous, abhorrent, horrendous, awe-inspiring, offensive, odious, rotten, awful, dangerous, unpleasant, horrid, desperate, unwelcome, poor, appalling, horrifying, vile, severe, unfortunate, awesome, harrowing, serious, dire, inconvenient, repulsive, atrocious, disturbing, dreadful, obnoxious.
cheap
second-rate, cruddy, scroungy, tawdry, rinkydink, no good, rubbishy, junky, two bit, no bargain, shoddy, secondrate, glitzy, second rate, rinky-dink, catchpenny, small time.
dangerous
parlous, Jeopardous, risky, portentous, dangersome, on collision course, touch and go, shaky.
deathly
Mortiferous.
deplorable
scandalous, opprobrious.
direful
inauspicious, unpropitious, Ill-boding.
evil
foul, bad, destructive, atrocious, hideous, abominable, calamitous, baneful, monstrous, disgraceful, reprehensible, offensive, repugnant, damnable, nefarious, repulsive, sinful, revolting, loathsome, heinous, evil, detrimental, repellent, wicked, sinister.
fearful
unspeakable.
fearsome
fearsome.
frightening
nightmarish.
grisly
grisly, yucky, Blood-stained.
hard
Operose, harder, Toilful, Difficile, uphill battle, effortful, unsparing.
lousy
unwelcome, slovenly.
macabre
spookish.
offensive
offensive, frightful, embarrassing, atrocious.
painful
nagging, smarting, extremely bad.
severe
bad, almighty.
wicked
wicked.
adverb
offensive
beastly.
noun
terrible
dreaded, direful, abominable, frightening, alarming, horrific, frightful, awful, intense, fearsome, horrendous, atrocious, dread, fearful, wicked, bad, severe, painful, unspeakable, dire, dreadful.
unwelcome
good, inconvenient, disastrous, attractive, lousy, unfortunate, welcome, disturbing.
Examples of usage:
  1. Then came the terrible time when father ran away." – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  2. Is she not terrible in death? – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Oh, Sylvie, my love for thee is just terrible. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  4. " Well, she must have been perfectly terrible to you," said Jasper. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  5. That was the only terrible thing left in life to happen now. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
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