Synonyms for terrible
Antonyms for terrible
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TERRIBLE
But then, I always was a terrible poor judge of human nature.
It is not necessary to dwell on every incident of this terrible journey.
The struggle to keep alive during the cold period was terrible.
The darkness of a terrible storm hid it from the eye of man.
Soon the news of his terrible deed spread throughout the land.
It was a dreadful conviction that was forced upon me, and as wonderful as terrible.
It was terrible to be chosen in this way to be the arbiter of Destiny.
Some one has said of Mr. Gladstone that his memory was "terrible."
Terrible jarrin' to the nerves when folks come in and call on a sick man.
They reached a broad flat, and the stallion gained with terrible insistence.
early 15c., "causing terror, frightful," from Old French terrible (12c.), from Latin terribilis "frightful," from terrere "fill with fear," from PIE root *tres- "to tremble" (cf. Sanskrit trasati "trembles," Avestan tarshta "feared, revered," Greek treëin "to tremble," Lithuanian triseti "to tremble," Old Church Slavonic treso "I shake," Middle Irish tarrach "timid"). Weakened sense of "very bad, awful" is first attested 1590s.
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