Awful synonyms and antonyms

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Extreme; intense; severe
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The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
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Causing consternation or dismay; frightful:
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Well executed.
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Praised, or honored.
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Objectionable, unpleasant (of a thing); repellant, offensive. [from 16th c.]
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Characterized by or attended with misery or woe:
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Not to one's taste; unpleasant; offensive
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Open to objection
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The definition of outrageous is someone or something that is not in good taste, violent or extremely unusual.
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Causing revulsion; disgusting; repulsive; offensive; loathsome
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The definition of serious is showing deep thought, not joking, or a situation that requires careful thought.
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To a high degree
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That cannot be spoken
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(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
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That cannot be described; beyond the power of description
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Not to be uttered; taboo:
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The definition of majestic is something very grand or stately.
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Worthy of respect or honor.
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Hideous; dreadful:
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Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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Dire is defined as something that is urgent.
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Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
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Inspiring awe or reverence; awesome
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Causing fear, dread or terror
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(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
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Causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary.
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The definition of atrocious is something evil, cruel or absolutely horrible.
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Thoroughly unpleasant or disagreeable:
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The definition of painful is something that causes pain, that hurts or that is annoying.
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The definition of amazing is full of wonder or excitement.
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inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; ; ; ; - Melville
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Having or showing awe.
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The definition of awesome is something that is wonderful, impressive and sometimes frightening.
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Extremely large (in amount, extent, degree, etc.) or great
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Of imposing height.
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Wonderful; amazing
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Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
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Having a serious moral purpose; noble:
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Full of danger; likely to cause injury, pain, etc.; unsafe; perilous
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The definition of excessive is something or someone that goes beyond what is normal, acceptable or necessary.
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(Slang) Abundantly supplied:
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Extremely large or on a great scale.
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Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
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*Very great
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Outrageously bad; shocking.
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Causing fright; terrifying.
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Horrifyingly shocking.
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(Archaic) gruesome
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Big or fat and coarse-looking; corpulent; obese
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Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
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Very bad, ugly, unpleasant, etc.
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Having or tending to have a strong effect on the mind or emotions; eliciting wonder or admiration
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Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome:
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Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant.
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That portends evil; ominous
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The definition of ugly is someone or something that is visually unpleasing, or something that is threatening.
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Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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To a high degree
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Superior in quality or character; noble:
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Having an effect like that of a heavy blow or shock; staggering
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In good health or a good emotional state
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