causing fearThousands suffered terrible injuries in the disaster.
an awful smell of paint
I must have been in a shocking state last night.
They have been living under the most appalling conditions.
one of the most terrifying diseases known to man
Still the horrible shrieking came out of his mouth.
They told us the dreadful news.
the dread phrase `politically correct'
this dreaded disease
The earthquake was a fearful disaster.
The violence used was horrendous.
the film's monstrous fantasy figure
There has been a series of gruesome murders in the capital.
What a horrid smell!
the unspeakable horrors of chemical weapons
refugees trapped in frightful conditions
hellacious (US, slang)
very bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactory(informal) I have the most terrible nightmares.
Even if the weather's awful there's still lots to do.
beastly (informal), , ,
The weather was beastly.
Most people find cruelty to animals abhorrent.
the offensive smell of manure
He is accused of all manner of foul deeds.
They tolerated what they felt was an unpleasant situation.
The smell in the cell was revolting.
It was obscene to spend millions producing unwanted food.
His family was subjected to a hideous attack.
the vile smell of mouldy cheese
from hell (informal),
The people at my table were so obnoxious, I had to leave.
repulsive, fat, white slugs
He's the most odious man I have ever met.
Society is still a hateful and dysfunctional place.
the loathsome spectacle we were obliged to witness
very bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactoryI did feel terrible at the time but I'm all right now.
He was seriously ill with pneumonia.
She's very sick.
He felt unwell as he was being driven back to his office.
I've just phoned Julie and she's still poorly.
rough (informal), ,
The lad is still feeling a bit rough.
crook (Australian, New Zealand, informal), ,
He admitted to feeling a bit crook.
lousy (informal), ,
I wasn't actually sick but I was feeling lousy.
He was prone to sickness and already felt queasy.
out of sorts,
At times, he has seemed lifeless and out of sorts.
Sea travel makes me feel nauseous.
off colour (British, informal),
under the weather (informal),
I'm feeling a bit under the weather today.
The speaker was regrettably indisposed.
Are you feeling all right? You look a little peaky.
very bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactoryShe admits her French is terrible.
poor, , ,
The meal was very poor.
He was a poor actor.
pants (British, informal), ,
I'd be hopeless at working for somebody else.
That's the most pathetic excuse I've ever heard.
a book of verse which ranged from the barely tolerable to the utterly dire
These recordings are of inferior quality.
duff (British, informal),
A couple of duff tracks prevent this being a masterpiece.
The inspectors said a third of lessons were unsatisfactory.
The menu is limited and the food is lousy.
pitiful (informal), ,
The food here is atrocious.
abysmal (informal), , ,
The general standard was abysmal.
This is a lot better than some of the crummy places I've stayed in.
bodger or bodgie (Australian, slang)
very serious or extremeHe claimed that he had a terrible pain in his head.We are in terrible trouble.
His condition was serious but stable.
Troops are needed to get food to people in desperate need.
The fence collapsed during the recent severe weather.
people living in extreme poverty
The pain is often so bad she wants to scream.
very bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactoryIt was a terrible thing to do to someone.
All last summer he'd been unkind to her.
He's only nasty to me when there's no-one around to see it.
Upstaging the bride was a particularly mean trick.
dirty (informal), , ,
That was a dirty trick to play.
He must be wondering why everyone is being so beastly to him.
She left her husband because of his unacceptable behaviour.
He was very unpleasant indeed.
It was hard to know why the man deserved such shabby treatment.
a vile and despicable crime
They will stoop to every low-down trick.
Her comments were very hurtful to Mrs Green's family.
out of order (British, informal), , ,
despicable, , , ,
He said it was a despicable crime.
Her husband is a contemptible little man.
It was an utterly contemptible thing to do.
Politicians – I hate the whole wretched lot of them.
uncharitable, , ,
an uncharitable assessment of the reasons for the failure
dirty rotten (informal)
very serious or extremeShe's such a terrible show-off.
right (British, informal), , , ,
impossible (informal), ,
I looked awful and felt quite sleepy.
proper (British, informal), ,
I must apologize for my friend's outrageous behaviour.
He got himself into a frightful muddle.
very bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactoryHe said he felt terrible about cancelling the concert.
When she saw me, she looked extremely guilty.
She was very sorry about all the trouble she'd caused.
He was ashamed at how shabbily he had dressed for the occasion.
The hospital staff were very apologetic about the mistake.
He was so contrite that he wrote me a letter of apology.
a repentant criminal
He was genuinely remorseful.
He gave a regretful smile.
a penitent sinner
There was a long silence and my father looked shamefaced.
full of regret, ,
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in the sense of abhorrent
hateful or disgustingMost people find cruelty to animals abhorrent.
in the sense of abysmal
extremely badThe general standard was abysmal.
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