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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ter·ri·ble a.
 1. Adapted or likely to excite terror, awe, or dread; dreadful; formidable.
    Prudent in peace, and terrible in war.   --Prior.
    Thou shalt not be affrighted at them; for the Lord thy God is among you, a mighty God and terrible.   --Deut. vii. 21.
 2. Excessive; extreme; severe. [Colloq.]
    The terrible coldness of the season.   --Clarendon.
 Syn: -- Terrific; fearful; frightful; formidable; dreadful; horrible; shocking; awful.
 -- Ter*ri*ble*ness, n. -- Ter*ri*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: used as intensifiers; "terribly interesting"; "I'm awful
             sorry" [syn: awfully, awful, frightfully]
      2: in a terrible manner; "she sings terribly" [syn: atrociously,
          awfully, abominably, abysmally, rottenly]