French word terrible comes from Latin terreo, Latin -ibilis (-able; able or worthy to be (the recipient of an action).).
Terrible detailed word origin explanation
|terreo || Latin (lat) ||I deter by terror, scare (away). I frighten, terrify, alarm. |
|-ibilis || Latin (lat) ||-able; able or worthy to be (the recipient of an action). |
|terribilis || Latin (lat) ||Frightful, dreadful, terrible. |
|terrible || French (fra) ||(all senses) terrible. (colloquial) great, excellent. |
Words with the same origin as terrible