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hor·ri·fy

 (hôr′ə-fī′, hŏr′-)
tr.v. hor·ri·fied, hor·ri·fy·ing, hor·ri·fies
1. To cause to feel horror: The citizens were horrified by the bombings. The guest was horrified at the rudeness of what he had said.
2. To cause unpleasant surprise to; shock: "I ... passed a mirror ... & was horrified at the shabbiness of my hat" (Margaret Suckley).

[Latin horrificāre, from horrificus, horrific; see horrific.]

hor′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
hor′ri·fy′ing·ly adv.

horrified

(ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪd)
adj
1. terrified; frightened
2. dismayed or shocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.horrified - stricken with horror
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"
Translations
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horrified

[ˈhɒrɪfaɪd] adjhorrifié(e)
to be horrified by sth → être horrifié(e) par qch
to be horrified at sth → être horrifié(e) par qch
References in classic literature ?
She did take off the papers, but no cloud of ringlets appeared, for the hair came with the papers, and the horrified hairdresser laid a row of little scorched bundles on the bureau before her victim.
I remember how horrified we were at the sour, ashy-grey bread she gave her family to eat.
I was comforting myself, however, with the thought that in pious Bildad might be found some salvation, spite of his seven hundred and seventy-seventh lay; when I felt a sudden sharp poke in my rear, and turning round, was horrified at the apparition of Captain Peleg in the act of withdrawing his leg from my immediate vicinity.
Elzbieta was horrified, for she did not believe that the food out of the dumps was fit to eat.
When I overtook Sandy she was horrified, and said it was in the last degree indelicate to drag a countess by her train.
With a sudden and horrified misgiving, I put my hand in my pocket, now, and sure enough, I fetched out that Turkish penny!
She was horrified to think how near she had come to being guilty herself; she had been saved in the nick of time by a revival in the colored Methodist Church, a fortnight before, at which time and place she "got religion.
Linton's appearance smote him speechless, and he could only glance from her to me in horrified astonishment.
He could see how they would all look--how horrified by his outbreak and how amazed to see him standing upright.
At last, after an agony of supplication and protestation, I got Dora to look at me, with a horrified expression of face, which I gradually soothed until it was only loving, and her soft, pretty cheek was lying against mine.
They were pulling up, at any rate, horrified at the accident; and I soon saw what they were.
When the moon rose over the plain, making it look all milky, the horrified villagers saw Mowgli, with two wolves at his heels and a bundle on his head, trotting across at the steady wolf's trot that eats up the long miles like fire.