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Adjective: terrible  tehr-u-bul or te-ru-bul [N. Amer], te-ru-bul [Brit]
  1. Exceptionally bad or displeasing
    "terrible handwriting";
    - atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, unspeakable, horrible
     
  2. Causing fear, dread or terror
    "a terrible curse";
    - awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific
     
  3. Intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    "a terrible cough";
    - severe, wicked
     
  4. Extreme in degree, extent, amount or impact
    "in a terrible hurry";
    - frightful, awful, tremendous

See also: alarming, bad, extraordinary, intense

Encyclopedia: Terrible