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

First Known Use of horror-struck

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Horror-struck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horror-struck. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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