to someone's horror

Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of to someone's horror

used to say that a person is horrified about something
  • He saw to his horror that he couldn't escape.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

horror play
  1. : painful and intense fear, dread, or dismay

  2. : intense aversion or repugnance

  3. : the quality of inspiring horror : repulsive, horrible, or dismal quality or character

  1. : calculated to inspire feelings of dread or horror


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