horrid horrid  /ˈhɔ rəd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) exceedingly bad
  2. (adj) grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The roar of Zeppelin engines is a horrid sound to British ears.
  2. Lately a horrid suspicion has been growing.

News

  1. Phoenix Suns: Organization Grades for the 2012-13 Season

    COMMENTARY | The Phoenix Suns have nobody to blame but themselves for a horrid 2012-13 season that was the second worst in team history (25-57). It would be easy to give everyone a failing grade, but there were some bright spots that deserve recognition. Management and coaches can only do so much to help, but at the end of the day, it comes down to the players. Let's take a look at the ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Errors hurt Power in 2nd-half opener

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Despite a mid-season surge that got the West Virginia Power back into the South Atlantic League Northern Division race, the team fell just short of a first-half division title, due in large part to a horrid start that had the team sitt...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

  3. Why Tiger Woods Needs to Forget About Jack Nicklaus and Worry About Tiger Woods

    In the wake of an absolutely horrid performance in the U.S. Open his past weekend, it’s time for Tiger Woods to stop shrugging off the results and take a long, hard look at what’s gone so terribly wrong for him in major championships. First and foremost, he can start by letting go of his Jack Nicklaus chase and focusing on winning just the major in front of him. No matter how bad he wants to ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Confessing to confusion at trying to remember a lifetime of memories, Mr Burrell said: "Quite frankly, it's been horrid. It's been quite disgraceful actually ...... I didn't expect it to go to such depths."
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Paul Burrell Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "It's extraordinarily irritating: All these people holding up these horrid little squares of bright light," said Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd, one of the most psychedelic prog rock bands in the history of music, and no strangers to...
    on May 14, 2008 By: Roger Waters Source: Total Telecom (press release) (subscription)

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