horribilis

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Etymology[edit]

horreō (I stand on end, move shakily) +‎ -ibilis

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Adjective[edit]

horribilis (neuter horribile, comparative horribilior, superlative horribilissimus); third declension

  1. horrible, dreadful, fearful
    • 2003, Peter Needham (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), Bloomsbury, page 34:
      pars interior erat horribilis
      The inside was horrible.

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative horribilis horribile horribilēs horribilia
genitive horribilis horribilium
dative horribilī horribilibus
accusative horribilem horribile horribilēs horribilia
ablative horribilī horribilibus
vocative horribilis horribile horribilēs horribilia

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