Synonyms and Antonyms of horror
the quality of inspiring intense dread or dismay
- It's difficult to even begin to comprehend the horror of the Holocaust.
atrociousness, atrocity, awfulness, dreadfulness, frightfulness, ghastliness, grisliness, gruesomeness, hideousness, horridness, monstrosity, repulsiveness
badness, baseness, depravedness, depravity, diabolicalness, evil, evilness, foulness, heinousness, immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, invidiousness, sinfulness, ungodliness, viciousness, vileness, wickedness
deplorableness, despicableness, detestableness, execrableness, hatefulness, loathsomeness, reprehensibleness
creepiness, eeriness, fearfulness, fearsomeness, ghoulishness, scariness
agony, anguish, hellishness, misery, torment, torture
a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness
- She had never experienced the horrors of war.
affliction, calvary, cross, curse, ordeal, trial, tribulation
calamity, misfortune, tragedy
bummer, downer, drag
something unpleasant to look at
- Are you really going to hang that horror on the wall?
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.
creeps, jitters, nervousness, willies
pang, qualm, twinge
agitation, apprehension, consternation, discomposure, disquiet, funk, perturbation
concern, dismay, worry
cowardice, faintheartedness, timidity, timorousness
aplomb, assurance, boldness, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence
bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, fortitude, gallantry, hardihood, intrepidity, intrepidness, stoutness, valor
audacity, guts, nerve
a dislike so strong as to cause stomach upset or queasiness
- Cat lover or no, she regards cleaning the litter box with horror.
abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, execration, hate, hatred
allergy, averseness, disapproval, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, displeasure
appetite, bent, fancy, favor, fondness, like, liking, love, partiality, penchant, predilection, preference, propensity, relish, shine, taste, use