Meaning of “I shudder to think” in the English Dictionary

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"I shudder to think" in British English

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I shudder to think

said when you are worried about something unpleasant that might happen or might have happened:

I shudder to think what my parents will say when I tell them I've failed my exams.

(Definition of “I shudder to think” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)