horrified

[hawr-uh-fahyd, hor-]
adjective
1.
showing or indicating great shock or horror: a horrified gasp; a horrified expression.
2.
accompanied or characterized by a feeling of horror: horrified interest.
3.
struck with horror; shocked: horrified and outraged spectators.

Origin:
1830–40; horrify + -ed2

horrifiedly [hawr-uh-fahyd-lee, -fahy-id-, hor-] , adverb
unhorrified, adjective
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horrify

[hawr-uh-fahy, hor-] ,
verb (used with object), horrified, horrifying.
1.
to cause to feel horror; strike with horror: The accident horrified us all.
2.
to distress greatly; shock or dismay: She was horrified by the price of the house.

Origin:
1785–95; < Latin horrificāre to cause horror, equivalent to horri- (combining form of horrēre to bristle with fear; see horrendous) + -ficāre -fy

horrification, noun
horrifyingly, adverb


frighten, terrify; repel, appall.
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horrified (ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪd)
 
adj
1.  terrified; frightened
2.  dismayed or shocked

horrify (ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to cause feelings of horror in; terrify; frighten
2.  to dismay or shock greatly
 
horrifi'cation
 
n

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Example sentences
He horrified his companions by demanding ordinary food and refusing to continue
  his mortifications.
So they proceeded with an infinite guile that would have horrified her parents.
They were much horrified at my having entered one of their churches out of mere
  curiosity.
Responses to the original post ranged from the curious to the horrified.
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