Hor"rid (?), a. [L. horridus. See Horror, and cf. Ordure.]


Rough; rugged; bristling.


Horrid with fern, and intricate with thorn. Dryden.


Fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking; hence, very offensive.

Not in the legions Of horrid hell. Shak.

The horrid things they say. Pope.

Syn. -- Frightful; hideous; alarming; shocking; dreadful; awful; terrific; horrible; abominable.


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