A consumer society without taste is a horrible thing to behold.
But she said she understood it was “horrible” because “there are so many children being massacred.”
Any doctor can recount the horrible story of someone with early-stage disease who was swept away unexpectedly within a few months.
c.1300, from Old French horrible, orrible (12c.) "horrible, repugnant, terrifying," from Latin horribilis "terrible, fearful, dreadful," from horrere "to bristle with fear, shudder" (see horror). Used as a mere intensifier from mid-15c.