(Informal) Excessive; extreme:
Worthy of respect or honor.
The definition of ghastly is something repellent, horrible, frightful, ugly, macabre or sickly.
Dire is defined as something that is urgent.
Terrible; greatly feared.
Not pleasant; offensive; disagreeable
(Archaic) Capable of making one tremble; terrible.
Arousing fear, dread, or alarm:
(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
That cannot be spoken
Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
Easily scared; very timid.
The definition of painful is something that causes pain, that hurts or that is annoying.
Unpleasant to taste
Unrelenting or uncompromising:
Distressing or offensive to the ear; horrible.
(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
Causing revulsion; disgusting; repulsive; offensive; loathsome
Highly offensive to good taste, propriety, etc.; extremely revolting
Having the elements of tragedy; involving death, grief, or destruction:
The definition of pleasant is someone or something that is agreeable, enjoyable or likable.
Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid:
The definition of atrocious is something evil, cruel or absolutely horrible.
Highly unpleasant; disagreeable; very bad
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