How to say terrible in Japanese

すごいsugoiスゴイSUGOIスゴいSUGOi Inflection


  • terrible; dreadful
  • amazing (e.g. of strength); great (e.g. of skills); wonderful; terrific
  • to a great extent; vast (in numbers)

Example Sentences

We had a terrible time in the blizzard.
One month since entering high school ... not a single friend yet. That's really terrible, at this rate it will be middle-school all over again!!
The terrible scene made him tremble in fear.
You've been camping out ever since you came over here? Must have been terrible.
He-heh-heh, I'm terrible at sports so if I run a while my sides hurt right away.

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