TER'RIBLE, adjective [Latin terribilis, from terreo, to frighten.]
1. Frightful; adapted to excite terror; dreadful; formidable.
Prudent in peace, and terrible in war.
The form of the image was terrible Daniel 2:31.
2. Adapted to impress dread, terror or solemn awe and reverence.
The Lord thy God is among you, a mighty God and terrible Deuteronomy 7:21.
Let them praise thy great and terrible name, for it is holy. Psalms 99:3.
He hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen. Deuteronomy 10:17.
3. adverb Severely; very; so as to give pain; as terrible cold; a colloquial phrase.