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horror

noun     /ˈhɒr.ər/ US  /ˈhɔːr.ɚ/
[U] an extremely strong feeling of fear and shock, or the frightening and shocking character of something 恐惧;震惊;(…的)震惊性,恐怖性 The crowd cried out in horror as the car burst into flames. 当汽车突然起火时人群发出一阵惊恐的叫声。 The thought of speaking in front of so many people fills me with horror. 一想到要在那么多人面前讲话,我心里就不由得一阵害怕。 I then realized to my absolute horror, that I had forgotten the present. 那时我惊恐地意识到,我把礼物给忘了。 What the book does convey very successfully is the horror of war. 那本书的确成功描绘出了战争的恐怖。 Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
horrors [plural]
things that are very shocking or frightening 威胁;令人震惊的事 The population now faces the horrors of starvation. 人们现在面临着饥饿的威胁。 Nuclear war is one of the horrors that face the modern world. 核战争是当今世界面临的几大威胁之一。 Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
[C] UK informal a child who behaves very badly 淘气鬼,捣蛋鬼 Her youngest boy is a little horror. 她的小儿子是个小淘气鬼。 Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of horror from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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