hor·rid /ˈhɔrəd, ˈhɑr-/
1. Rough; rugged; bristling. [Archaic]
Horrid with fern, and intricate with thorn. --Dryden.
2. Fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking; hence, very offensive.
Not in the legions
Of horrid hell. --Shak.
The horrid things they say. --Pope.
Syn: -- Frightful; hideous; alarming; shocking; dreadful; awful; terrific; horrible; abominable.
adj 1: exceedingly bad; "when she was bad she was horrid"
2: grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror;
"subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of
injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"
[syn: hideous, horrific, outrageous]