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English definition of “horrid”

horrid

adjective     /ˈhɒr.ɪd/ US  /ˈhɔːr-/ old-fashioned informal
unpleasant or unkind: Don't be so horrid! The medicine tasted horrid. → Synonym nastyUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad horridly     /-li/ adverb informal horridness     /-nəs/ noun [U] informal
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