How come everything lately has to be “horrific”? It’s not even a real word.
Huh? See below.
hor·rif·ic (hô-rfk, h-) adj.
Causing horror; terrifying.
[Latin horrificus : horrre, to tremble + -ficus, -fic.] hor·rifi·cal·ly adv.
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Well, Merriam Webster thinks so. It has a definition, as does Dictionary.com. Where’ve you been?