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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] informal a child who behaves very badly: Her youngest boy is a little horror.
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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…
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