have a horror of

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Definition of have a horror of

: to have a strong dislike for or fear of (something) He has a horror of being caught unprepared.

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“Have a horror of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20horror%20of. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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