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horrifyverb [T]

us   /ˈhɔr·əˌfɑɪ, ˈhɑr-/
to cause someone to experience shock, fear, or disgust: The public was horrified by the amount of pollution in the lake. fig. He was horrified to find that I had never been to a county fair.
horrifying
adjective us   /ˈhɔr·əˌfɑɪ·ɪŋ, ˈhɑr-/
We saw some horrifying pictures of the effects of the storm.
(Definition of horrify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horrify”
in Arabic يُرْهِب, يُرْعِب…
in Korean 소름끼치게 만들다…
in Portuguese horrorizar…
in Catalan horroritzar…
in Japanese ~をぞっとさせる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使极为震惊…
in Turkish dehşete düş(ür)mek, korkutmak, aklını başından almak…
in Russian ужасать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使極為震驚…
in Italian far inorridire…
in Polish przerażać…
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