- adj. 可怕的；恐怖的；很不愉快的
grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror;
"subjected to outrageous cruelty"
"a hideous pattern of injustice"
"horrific conditions in the mining industry"
causing fear or dread or terror;
"the awful war"
"an awful risk"
"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"
- He stiffened at the horrific sight.
- The film showed the most horrific murder scenes.
- We had a horrific trip.
Dr Locking now recounted a horrific tale of a whole year devoted to Latin.出自： J. Gathorne
During this time she was also plagued by horrific nightmares.出自： N. Symington