Definition Of terrible


causing or likely to cause terror; sinister.

the stranger gave a terrible smile

extremely or distressingly bad or serious.

a terrible crime

Example Of terrible

  • terrible pain

  • a terrible crime

  • A spokesman said: ‘This was a truly terrible and tragic accident, at a time when they were supposed to be the happiest of their lives.’

  • A spooky black lady smiles, nursing something terrible in a parcel.

  • All I can remember is the constant terrible pain.

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