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English definition of “horrid”

horrid

adjective uk   /ˈhɒr.ɪd/ us    /ˈhɔːr-/ old-fashioned informal
unpleasant or unkind: Don't be so horrid! The medicine tasted horrid.
Synonym
Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
horridly
adverb uk   /-li/ informal us  
horridness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ informal us  
(Definition of horrid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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