horror-struck

adjective
hor·​ror-struck | \ ˈhȯr-ər-ˌstrək How to pronounce horror-struck (audio) , ˈhär-\

Definition of horror-struck

: struck with horror stood horror-struck as they watched … their own city destroyedNashville Tennessean

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1814, in the meaning defined above

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