The definition of horrific is terrifying or causing fear.(adjective)
An example of something horrific is a bloody and gory crime scene.
See horrific in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr horrifique < L horrificus < horrere, to bristle (see horrid) + facere, to make (see do)
See horrific in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin horrificus
Origin: : horrēre, to tremble
Origin: + -ficus, -fic.
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