horror-stricken


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Adj.1.horror-stricken - 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"
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horror-stricken

[ˈhɒrəˌstrɪkən] ADJhorrorizado

horror-stricken

, horror-struck
adjvon Entsetzen or Grauen gepackt; I was horror-stricken when he told memir grauste es or ich war hell entsetzt, als er es mir erzählte
References in classic literature ?
She stopped, dazed, bewildered, and horror-stricken, on the edge of the slope.
All people, in a word, would come stumbling over their thresholds, and turning up their amazed and horror-stricken visages around the scaffold.
Nay, could grimly live and burn, while the common vitality to which it was conjoined, fled horror-stricken from the unbidden and unfathered birth.
I was so terrified and horror-stricken at the sight, that I hid myself in a closet, and dared not venture out till long after the bloody transaction was over.
When his daughter caught sight of him she covered her eyes so as not to see him, and her father was horror-stricken, not knowing how willingly she had placed herself in our hands.
When from dark error's subjugation My words of passionate exhortation Had wrenched thy fainting spirit free; And writhing prone in thine affliction Thou didst recall with malediction The vice that had encompassed thee: And when thy slumbering conscience, fretting By recollection's torturing flame, Thou didst reveal the hideous setting Of thy life's current ere I came: When suddenly I saw thee sicken, And weeping, hide thine anguished face, Revolted, maddened, horror-stricken, At memories of foul disgrace.
Near the threshold he stopped, horror-stricken at the sight of a thing.
cried his wife, showing her horror-stricken face through the window-panes.
In less than half a minute the whole eight ourang-outangs were blazing fiercely, amid the shrieks of the multitude who gazed at them from below, horror-stricken, and without the power to render them the slightest assistance.
I stared at it horror-stricken, not knowing what was about to issue from it.
As in a trance, the girl rose, her hand upon her breast, wide eyes staring horror-stricken into the snarling face of the beast scarce ten feet from her.
Fouquet was horror-stricken, and then his heart smote him with pity.