Part of speech:
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
Causing great harm or fear; terrible:
(Originally) Exposed or liable to injury, evil, or harm
The definition of repulsive is disgusting.
The definition of ghastly is something repellent, horrible, frightful, ugly, macabre or sickly.
Causing horror, shock, or dismay
The definition of atrocious is something evil, cruel or absolutely horrible.
Used as an intensifier
Having an effect like that of a heavy blow or shock; staggering
(Obsolete) Full of shame; ashamed.
The definition of terrible is someone or something extreme, very bad or something that causes fear.
(Archaic) Inconsistent with; far removed from; strongly opposed to, as, abhorrent thoughts. [Late 16th century.]
Deliberately seeking to inflict pain and suffering; enjoying others' suffering; without mercy or pity
Deserving to be despised; contemptible
Deserving to be execrated; abominable; detestable
1900, Theodore Dreiser, Sister Carrie:
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
Causing fear or dread
The definition of gruesome is something unpleasant or causing horror.
Inspiring anguish, terror, etc.
Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
Very bad or unpleasant; frightful:
That which revolts or is repelling.
(Botany) Having a brown colour tinged with red, as of flame seen through smoke.
Grim is defined as stern or unmoving.
The definition of macabre is something gruesome, shocking or horrifying.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
That cannot be endured or tolerated
That cannot be spoken
Highly disagreeable or most inferior; very bad: a generalized term of disapproval
A state or condition marked by this feeling:
Causing, or thought of as causing, the hair to stand on end; terrifying or shocking
Marked by or inclined to anger or bad feelings; disagreeable:
Causing repugnance; gruesome.
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