horrifyingly


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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.
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Adv.1.horrifyingly - in a horrifying manner; "he laughed horrifyingly"
Translations

horrifyingly

[ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪɪŋlɪ] ADVhorrorosamente, de manera horripilante

horrifyingly

[ˈhɒrɪfaɪɪŋli] adv [expensive, violent, high] → horriblement

horrifyingly

adv high, low, violent, fastentsetzlich, fürchterlich; mutilated, disfiguredgrauenhaft; crash, dieauf entsetzliche Weise; and, perhaps most horrifyingly, this is only the beginningund, was vielleicht am erschreckendsten ist, dies ist nur der Anfang
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Each was in his prime, and each was wonderfully muscled, perfectly fanged and as horrifyingly ferocious as the most exacting and particular she could wish.
Horrifyingly, this is even worse than Tom Cruise's recent version of The Mummy.
What seems at first to be a simple laceration becomes horrifyingly suspect as Ben's friends and family -- people whom he cares about deeply -- begin to drop dead around him, having contracted a vicious disease with no cure in sight.
While skeptical, Holmes believes that the Carys are in danger, a belief that proves horrifyingly accurate when a household member dies mysteriously.
Prisoners chant "eat that" and then, horrifyingly, he does.
There a re clips of particularly tuneless moments from the Eurovision Song Contest, plus a clip from Poland's answer to This Morning, which sees presenter Marzena Rogalska acting as a magician's assistant - and coming to the grief when the dangerous trick goes horrifyingly wrong.
We completed extensive telephone forensics work on the mobiles of all defendants and, rather horrifyingly, were able to retrieve an image of Mr Preston's beaten body in the boot of a car on Bashir's phone as well as many texts between all defendants planning their attack.
Death was never as much an effective instrument of justice, as it has been a horrifyingly potent weapon for the politically and militarily powerful to wield against those they seek to oppress and subjugate,' she added.
It all seemed so horrifyingly obvious on the bystander video: Garner, with no weapon, throwing up his arms.
Horrifyingly, in the brutal onslaught of Aleppo, some women have been driven to suicide and infanticide - they believe they are better off dead than alive.
If it wasn't horrifyingly real, it would almost be laughable.
In a time when the political conversation is especially polarized and personality-obsessed, and when Americans of all ideological stripes are puzzled as to where the last year of Trump or Sanders-driven political lunacy leaves them, the comedian and talk-show hosta 39-year-old pro-choice, pro-pot, recently gay-married atheist with a strong allergy to organized religionmay come closer than political partisans of either party to reflecting the national mood of befuddlement: Is this moment horrifyingly real, or a sick joke, or an as-yet undefinable mixture of both?