Origin of horrific
Related formshor·rif·i·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for horrific
In its presence--jolting, sudden, horrific—the monster is the monster of grief.
We love to laugh at Kim and Company because it distracts our souls from the horrific reality of their hermetic regime.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the most horrific episodes of the Vietnam War is being made into a government-funded opera.
I always saw the horrific side of this seemingly benign environment.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The refugee stories are compelling at first, but horrific details are numbing.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were met in the gate by a crowd of women howling and blowing horns, and otherwise adding to the horrific tumult.The Sign of the Spider|Bertram Mitford
The other two were named Virgilia and Orinthia, and I can't say that these horrific labels did them any injustice.
He passed his hands over his face as though shutting out some horrific vision.The Silent Barrier|Louis Tracy
Under the April showers and sun-shafts they became tragic, enchanted, horrific, paradisiac.Mrs. Warren's Daughter|Sir Harry Johnston
She merely sensed that it was red carnage, titanic, horrific.Good References|E. J. Rath