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horror

noun
 
 
/ˈhɒrər/
B2 [C, U] a strong feeling of shock or fear, or something that makes you feel shocked or afraid: She watched in horror as the car skidded across the road.Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
a horror film/movie/story B1 a film or story that entertains people by shocking or frightening themAccounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingTypes of film, play, book etc.
Translations of “horror”
in Korean 공포…
in Arabic رُعْب…
in French horreur, monstre…
in Turkish dehşet, korku…
in Italian orrore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恐懼, 震驚, (…的)震驚性,恐怖性…
in Russian ужас…
in Polish przerażenie, groza, okropność…
in Spanish horror, monstruo…
in Portuguese horror…
in German das Entsetzen, der Greuel…
in Catalan horror…
in Japanese 恐怖, 戦慄(りつ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恐惧, 震惊, (…的)震惊性,恐怖性…
(Definition of horror from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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