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horror

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2 a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness
  • She had never experienced the horrors of war.
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3 something unpleasant to look at
  • Are you really going to hang that horror on the wall?
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4 the emotion experienced in the presence or threat of danger
  • Imagine my horror at finding myself face to face with a lion on the loose.
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5 a dislike so strong as to cause stomach upset or queasiness
  • Cat lover or no, she regards cleaning the litter box with horror.
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