horrible

adj.
1 horrifying, terrifying.
2 terrible, awful (muy malo).
3 horrible, hideous (muy feo).
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horrible
adjetivo
1 horrible, dreadful, awful
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adj.
horrible
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ADJ
1) (=espantoso) [accidente, crimen, matanza] horrific

una pesadilla horrible — a horrible nightmare

2) (=feo) [persona, objeto, ropa, cuadro] hideous

ella es guapa pero su novio es horrible — she's pretty but her boyfriend's hideous

hizo un tiempo horrible — the weather was horrible

tienes una letra horrible — your handwriting is terrible

3) (=malo, perverso) horrible

¡qué hombre tan horrible! — what a horrible man!

4) (=insoportable) terrible

tengo un dolor de cabeza horrible — I've got a terrible headache

hizo un calor horrible — it was terribly hot, the heat was terrible

la conferencia fue un rollo horrible — * the lecture was a real drag *

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adjetivo
a) <accidente/muerte> horrible, horrific
b) (feo) <persona> hideous, ugly; <camisa/adorno> horrible, hideous
c) <tiempo> terrible, awful
d) (inaguantable) unbearable
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= horrid, lousy [lousier -comp., lousiest -sup.], unsightly, revolting, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], unpleasant, awful, terrible, crummy [crummier -comp., crummiest -sup.], hideous, shocking, horrible, dreadful, heinous, frightening, yucky [yuckier -comp., yuckiest -sup.], pathetic.
Ex. The horrid thing broke out with a screeching laugh, and pointed his brown finger at me.
Ex. I want to react, though, to your description of lousy catalogers.
Ex. He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex. This was so that the stuffing could be teased out and cleared of lumps, and so that the pelts could be softened by currying and soaking them in urine; the smell is said to have been revolting.
Ex. Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
Ex. And, as if by way of indicating that he had thrown down the gauntlet, he added, 'I can be unpleasant. I warn you'.
Ex. These articles were written by those who have had first hand experience of the awful consequences of not devoting enough time to testing their security systems.
Ex. She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
Ex. One librarian bluntly wondered about the ethics of sending 'crummy looking books with information that is incorrect or obsolete to the needy (because) everyone should have access to good material'.
Ex. The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.
Ex. The author mentions several recent shocking revelations concerning the activities of the Japanese government and its officials.
Ex. Not saving the wildlife is too horrible to contemplate, but saving it will require us to accept harsh realities and abandon romantic notions.
Ex. The same author also wrote the book 'Serials deselection: a dreadful dilemma'.
Ex. There are several different ways to make a stink bomb, all of which involving the use of chemicals which react in a way to create a particularly heinous odor.
Ex. No echo of so frightening a concept, 'class', ever lingers within the hushed precincts of our libraries.
Ex. I saw Gina's post the other day where she said she feels 'fat and frumpish and yucky'.
Ex. Unfortunately, the quality of the debate on the other side is pathetic.
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* horrible, espantoso, de puta pena = awful.
* morir una muerte horrible = suffer + a horrible death, die + a horrible death.
* tener una muerte horrible = die + a horrible death, suffer + a horrible death.
* tener un aspecto horrible = look + shit.
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adjetivo
a) <accidente/muerte> horrible, horrific
b) (feo) <persona> hideous, ugly; <camisa/adorno> horrible, hideous
c) <tiempo> terrible, awful
d) (inaguantable) unbearable
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= horrid, lousy [lousier -comp., lousiest -sup.], unsightly, revolting, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], unpleasant, awful, terrible, crummy [crummier -comp., crummiest -sup.], hideous, shocking, horrible, dreadful, heinous, frightening, yucky [yuckier -comp., yuckiest -sup.], pathetic.

Ex: The horrid thing broke out with a screeching laugh, and pointed his brown finger at me.

Ex: I want to react, though, to your description of lousy catalogers.
Ex: He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex: This was so that the stuffing could be teased out and cleared of lumps, and so that the pelts could be softened by currying and soaking them in urine; the smell is said to have been revolting.
Ex: Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
Ex: And, as if by way of indicating that he had thrown down the gauntlet, he added, 'I can be unpleasant. I warn you'.
Ex: These articles were written by those who have had first hand experience of the awful consequences of not devoting enough time to testing their security systems.
Ex: She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
Ex: One librarian bluntly wondered about the ethics of sending 'crummy looking books with information that is incorrect or obsolete to the needy (because) everyone should have access to good material'.
Ex: The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.
Ex: The author mentions several recent shocking revelations concerning the activities of the Japanese government and its officials.
Ex: Not saving the wildlife is too horrible to contemplate, but saving it will require us to accept harsh realities and abandon romantic notions.
Ex: The same author also wrote the book 'Serials deselection: a dreadful dilemma'.
Ex: There are several different ways to make a stink bomb, all of which involving the use of chemicals which react in a way to create a particularly heinous odor.
Ex: No echo of so frightening a concept, 'class', ever lingers within the hushed precincts of our libraries.
Ex: I saw Gina's post the other day where she said she feels 'fat and frumpish and yucky'.
Ex: Unfortunately, the quality of the debate on the other side is pathetic.
* horrible, espantoso, de puta pena = awful.
* morir una muerte horrible = suffer + a horrible death, die + a horrible death.
* tener una muerte horrible = die + a horrible death, suffer + a horrible death.
* tener un aspecto horrible = look + shit.

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horrible
adjective
1 (trágico, espantoso) ‹accidente/muerte› horrible, horrific
2 (feo) ‹persona› hideous, ugly; ‹camisa/adorno› horrible, hideous
3 (malo) ‹tiempo› terrible, awful, dreadful
4
(inaguantable): ¡qué calor más horrible! it's terribly o unbearably hot!
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horrible adjetivo
a)accidente/muertehorrible, horrific

b) (feo) ‹personahideous, ugly;

camisa/adornohorrible, hideous
c)tiempoterrible, awful

d) (inaguantable) unbearable

horrible adjetivo horrible, dreadful, awful
'horrible' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
amanecer
- horrendo-a
- infame
- pestazo
- antipático
- calor
- cargante
- mal
- malo
- odioso
- pereza
- perro
- pinche
- tocar
- tufo
English:
awful
- cat
- dreadful
- hideous
- hole
- horrible
- horrid
- it
- manage
- mind
- nasty
- shocking
- thought
- wretched
- abominable
- crummy
- foul
- ghastly
- revolting
- rotten
- sickly
- vile
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horrible adj
1. [terrorífico] horrific, terrifying;
un accidente horrible a horrific accident
2. Fam [muy malo] appalling, awful;
nos hizo un tiempo horrible we had terrible o awful weather
3. Fam [muy feo] horrible, hideous;
tiene un novio horrible she's got a horrible-looking o hideous boyfriend;
ese vestido le queda horrible that dress looks horrible o hideous on her
4. Fam [muy grande]
tengo un frío horrible I'm absolutely freezing;
¡qué frío más horrible! it's absolutely freezing!;
tengo un hambre horrible I'm ravenous o starving
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horrible
adj horrible, dreadful
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horrible adj
: horrible, dreadful
horriblemente adv
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horrible adj
1. (en general) awful / terrible
un cuadro horrible an awful picture
hace un calor horrible it's terribly hot
2. (accidente) horrific

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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