Cato's death was a gruesome self-disembowlment, horribly painful and grimly determined.
Child sex abuse is horribly frightening and those who offend should indeed be punished.
But the woman who died at 36 had survived a horribly dysfunctional family.
c.1300, from Old French horrible, orrible (12c.) "horrible, repugnant, terrifying," from Latin horribilis "terrible, fearful, dreadful," from horrere "to bristle with fear, shudder" (see horror). Used as a mere intensifier from mid-15c.