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Definición de “horror” en inglés

horror

noun uk   /ˈhɒr.ər/ us    /ˈhɔːr.ɚ/
B2 [U] an extremely strong feeling of fear and shock, or the frightening and shocking character of something: The crowd cried out in horror as the car burst into flames. The thought of speaking in front of so many people fills me with horror. I then realized to my absolute horror, that I had forgotten the present. What the book does convey very successfully is the horror of war. horrors [plural] things that are very shocking or frightening: The population now faces the horrors of starvation. Nuclear war is one of the horrors that face the modern world. [C] UK informal a child who behaves very badly: Her youngest boy is a little horror.
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