Friday, December 15, 2006

Word of the day

OK, I've decided that I'm going to try something new here. I've been chatting with my friend Lisa and have told her a few things that have gone on today, and I've managed to say the word horrible several times.

So, today's word of the day his Horrible.

1.causing or tending to cause horror; shockingly dreadful: a horrible sight.
2.extremely unpleasant; deplorable; disgusting: horrible living conditions.
[Origin: 1275–1325; ME (h)orrible < OF < L horribilis, equiv. to horr- (s. of horrĂ©re to stand on end, bristle with fear) + -ibilis

—Related forms
hor·ri·ble·ness, noun
hor·ri·bly, adverb

—Synonyms 1. terrible, awful, appalling, frightful; hideous, grim, ghastly, shocking, revolting, repulsive, horrid, horrendous, horrifying, repellent.
—Antonyms 1. attractive.

Stay tuned for tomorrow's word of the day!


1 comment:

SneakyPeek said...

Horrible and Christmas just don't go together.

I hope all is better.