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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 ?
Only after she had reached home was Natasha able clearly to think over what had happened to her, and suddenly remembering Prince Andrew she was horrified, and at tea to which all had sat down after the opera, she gave a loud exclamation, flushed, and ran out of the room.
Then he began his preparation for the lottery of death, while Jane Porter sat wide-eyed and horrified at thought of the thing that she was about to witness.
All the bystanders were horrified, and asked him what he could mean by such brutal and inhuman conduct.
Too much horrified to speak, They can only shriek, shriek, Out of tune, In a clamorous appealing to the mercy of the fire, In a mad expostulation with the deaf and frantic fire, Leaping higher, higher, higher, With a desperate desire, And a resolute endeavor Now - now to sit, or never, By the side of the pale-faced moon.
I remember how horrified we were at the sour, ashy-grey bread she gave her family to eat.
She was horrified at her paleness, as she glanced into the looking-glass.
If you are horrified, I shall be sorry, but I shall not be discouraged.
I suspect he was secretly horrified at these invasions.
They were horrified, for De Montfort's bold challenge was to them but little short of sacrilege.
Bewildered and horrified, I turned to look for the living man.
Sincerely horrified, Henry stood gazing at the earth.
Tarzan would not have been averse to this plan; but Lady Greystoke was horrified at the very thought of it.