terribilis etymology

Latin word terribilis comes from Latin terreo, Latin -ibilis (-able; able or worthy to be (the recipient of an action).)

Detailed word origin of terribilis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.

Words with the same origin as terribilis

Descendants of terreo
conterritus deterrens perterricrepus perterritus proterritus terrendus terrens territo terror