Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of HORRIFY

Pronunciation:  'horu`fI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
 

HORRIFY is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: alarm, appal, appall, dismay
 
 See Also: affright, fright, frighten, scare, shock

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hor"ri*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Horrified}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Horrifying}.] [L. horrificare. See {Horrific}.]
To cause to feel horror; to strike or impress with horror;
as, the sight horrified the beholders. --E. Irving.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alarm, appall, awe, daunt, disconcert, discountenance, disgust, dismay, distress, freeze, frighten, give offense, gross out, intimidate, nauseate, offend, outrage, panic, paralyze, petrify, put off, repel, revolt, scare, scare stiff, scare to death, shake, shock, sicken, startle, strike dumb, strike terror into, stun, stupefy, terrify, turn the stomach, upset
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY