verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
dismay; alarm; appall; appal.
- I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
- The news of the executions horrified us
Hor"ri*fy transitive verb
. See Horrific
imperfect & past participle Horrified ; present participle & verbal noun Horrifying
- To cause to feel horror; to strike or impress with horror; as, the sight horrified the beholders.
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