horror definition

  • noun:
    • An intense, painful feeling of repugnance and fear. See Synonyms at fear.
    • intensive dislike; abhorrence.
    • A cause of scary.
    • Informal One thing unpleasant, unsightly, or disagreeable: That cap is a horror.
    • Informal excessive stressed depression or anxiety. Frequently used with the.
    • An intense painful emotion of anxiety or repugnance.
    • An intense dislike or aversion; an abhorrence.
    • A literary genre, generally of a gothic personality.
    • a powerful anxiety or a nervous despair; this good sense could be spoken or written once the horrors.
    • A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous action.
    • A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cool fit which precedes a fever; in old health writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more noticeable than an algor.
    • an agonizing emotion of concern, fear, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the sensation prompted by anything frightful and shocking.
    • whatever excites scary or fear, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.
    • A bristling or ruffling, by the area of water; a rippling.
    • A shivering or shuddering, like in the cold fit which precedes a fever, usually associated with contraction and roughening of the skin; a rigor.
    • an unpleasant feeling of worry or abhorrence; a shuddering with terror or loathing; the sensation inspired by anything frightful or shocking.
    • Shrinking dread; great dislike or repugnance: since, to carry publicity in scary; to own a horror of falsehood.
    • whatever excites scary or terror; what triggers gloom or dread: as, the horrors of war; a spot of horrors.
    • Delirium tremens.
    • intense aversion
    • something that inspires dislike; something terrible
    • extreme and serious concern

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