Horrified



[hawr-uh-fahyd, hor-] /ˈhɔr əˌfaɪd, ˈhɒr-/

adjective
1.
showing or indicating great shock or :
a horrified gasp; a horrified expression.
2.
accompanied or characterized by a feeling of :
horrified interest.
3.
struck with ; shocked:
horrified and outraged spectators.
[hawr-uh-fahy, hor-] /ˈhɔr əˌfaɪ, ˈhɒr-/
verb (used with object), horrified, horrifying.
1.
to cause to feel ; strike with :
The accident horrified us all.
2.
to distress greatly; shock or dismay:
She was horrified by the price of the house.
/ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪd/
adjective
1.
terrified; frightened
2.
dismayed or shocked
/ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪ/
verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to cause feelings of horror in; terrify; frighten
2.
to dismay or shock greatly
v.

1791 (implied in horrifying), from horror + -fy. Related: Horrified; horrifying.

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