Simple Definition of horrify
: to cause (someone) to feel horror or shock : to greatly upset and shock (someone)
Examples of horrify in a sentence
The details of the crime horrified the nation.
They were horrified by the movie's violence.
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HORRIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of horrify for Students
: to cause to feel great fear, dread, or shock
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