- intense and profound fear 2. [n] - something that inspires horror
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[ Formerly written horrour
.] [ Latin horror
, from horrere
to bristle, to shiver, to tremble with cold or dread, to be dreadful or terrible; confer Sanskrit h...sh
to bristle.] 1.
A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement. [ Archaic]
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1. A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement. 'Such fresh horror as you see driven through the wrinkled waves.' (Chapman) ... 2. A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medical writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more marked than an algor. ... 3. A painful emotion of
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something that inspires dislike; something horrible; `the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him`
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• (n.) A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking. • (n.) That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness. • (n.) A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medica
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horror 1. A very strong feeling of fear, shock, or disgust. 2. A feeling of distress or distaste: 'She has a horror of snakes.' 3. Something that causes a very strong feeling of fear, shock, or disgust: 'The public is starting to be more aware of the horrors of war.' 4. A very unpleasant or unsightly thing.
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- intense and profound fear
- intense aversion
Type: Term Pronunciation: hor′ŏr Definitions: 1. Dread; fear.
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Genre of fiction and film, devoted primarily to scaring the reader or audience, but often also aiming to achieve some catharsis (purging of the emotions) through exaggeration of the bizarre and grotesque. Horror fiction is difficult to distinguish from the gothic novel but horror stories do not require the gothic tale's code of morality and can...
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