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Synonyms of terrible in English:


  • 1 a terrible crime terrible injuries
    [Antonyms] minor, negligible
  • 2 a terrible smell
    [Antonyms] nice, delightful, pleasant
  • 3 he was in terrible pain
    severe, extreme, intense, acute, excruciating, agonizing, unbearable, intolerable, unendurable
    [Antonyms] slight
  • 4 that's a terrible thing to say
    unkind, nasty, unpleasant, foul, obnoxious, vile, contemptible, despicable, wretched, shabby;
    spiteful, mean, malicious, poisonous, mean-spirited, cruel, hateful, hurtful;
    unfair, uncharitable, uncalled for, below the belt, unwarranted
    [Antonyms] kind, nice
  • 5 the movie was terrible
    very bad, dreadful, awful, deplorable, atrocious, hopeless, worthless, useless, poor, pathetic, pitiful, lamentable, appalling, abysmal
    informal lame, lousy, brutal, painful, crappy, godawful
    [Antonyms] brilliant, excellent
  • 6 I feel terrible. I've been in bed all day
    ill, sick, queasy, poorly, unwell, nauseous, nauseated, peaked, green around the gills
    dizzy groggy
    informal under the weather, lousy, crummy, awful, dreadful, crappy
    rare peakish
    [Antonyms] well
  • 7 she still feels terrible about what she did to John
    [Antonyms] untroubled, unashamed
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