horrifique etymology

French word horrifique comes from Latin horreo, Latin -ficare, Latin horrere, and later Middle French horrificque (Terrifying (producing fear).)

Detailed word origin of horrifique

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
horreo Latin (lat) I am frightful.. I dread, am afraid of.. I stand erect, stand on end.. I tremble, shiver.
-ficare Latin (lat)
horrere Latin (lat)
horrificus Latin (lat) Awful, horrible, dreadful. Frightening, frightful, horrific.
horrificque Middle French (frm) Terrifying (producing fear).
horrifique French (fra) Terrifying (producing fear).

Words with the same origin as horrifique

Descendants of horreo
abhorrer horreur horrible ordure
Descendants of -ficare
mystification mystifier nidifier