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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hor·rif·ic /hɔˈrɪfɪk, hɑ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hor·rif·ic a.  Causing horror; frightful.
    Let . . . nothing ghastly or horrific be supposed.   --I. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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, horrid, outrageous]
      2: causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful
         risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that
         London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the
         headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it
         once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling";
         "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
         [syn: awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful,
          fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, terrible]