horrifyingly

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

horrifying (ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  causing feelings of horror in; awful; terrifying;
2.  dismaying or greatly shocking; dreadful
 
'horrifyingly
 
adv

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