After all, who would want to become a horrible Hollywood cliché—a la Shanghai Surprise or Gigli.
A consumer society without taste is a horrible thing to behold.
Disgruntled Obama supporters planning to sit out the midterms are making “a horrible mistake,” he said.
Any doctor can recount the horrible story of someone with early-stage disease who was swept away unexpectedly within a few months.
Back in the 1980s and 1990s there was a rash of accusations of horrible sexual victimization.
Her mouth was stretched in a horrible grimace, so poignant was her feeling.
"You have saved me from a horrible fate," said the cadet, his voice choking.
I went over to the table, and there I saw a sight too horrible to be described.
How on earth did you contrive to make yourselves look so horrible?
I wish you may not be going fast, and by the shortest cut, to that horrible and disgustful situation.
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.