What is another word for horrendous?

Pronunciation: [hɒɹˈɛndəs] (IPA)

The word horrendous describes something that is extremely unpleasant, terrible or horrifying. There are several synonyms for this term that can be used interchangeably to describe similar situations or experiences. Examples of such words include appalling, gruesome, atrocious, dreadful, and ghastly. Other possible synonyms include shocking, frightful, disturbing, alarming, and hideous. Each of these words carries with it a sense of dread or some form of negativity in the form of emotional, physical, or mental distress. As such, describing something as horrendous implies that it is a highly unpleasant or undesirable experience that should be avoided at all costs.

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What are the opposite words for horrendous?

Horrendous is an adjective that is used to describe something that is extremely unpleasant, shocking, or terrible. The word horrendous can be used to describe a range of negative situations, from terrible accidents to horrific crimes. However, there are also many antonyms or opposite words for the word horrendous. Some of these antonyms include delightful, pleasant, agreeable, lovely, wonderful, charming, enchanting, and amazing. Using these antonyms can help to flip the meaning of a sentence or passage and create a positive tone. It is important to choose the right antonym to convey the intended meaning effectively.

Usage examples for Horrendous

Kristen is experiencing some kind of side effect that's truly horrendous.
"Syndrome"
Thomas Hoover
And it turned out that the side effects were horrendous.
"Syndrome"
Thomas Hoover
He visited the chicken house, and horrendous squawkings came out of it.
"Operation Terror"
William Fitzgerald Jenkins

Famous quotes with Horrendous

  • I used to play the piano in the band, and so there's some horrendous scenes of me playing the keyboards.
    Caroline Corr
  • We seriously suspect the agents of the Americans and Israelis in conducting such horrendous terrorist acts and cannot believe the people who kidnap Philippines nationals, for instance, or behead U.S. nationals are Muslims.
    Ayatollah Khamenei
  • The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock.
    Allen Klein
  • Starbucks is my main fix and it's usually you people working in there - sometimes they're actually shaking. It just makes me feel horrendous because I've been in that situation.
    Shirley Manson
  • I think arriving at or departing from any airport in America is just horrendous these days.
    Roger Moore

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