horror

[hor┬Ěror]

The noun horror means intense fear, so you can use it when you describe the horror you felt when you dreamed you were flying on a bumpy airplane with a bunch of clowns.

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A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement.

Noun
something that inspires horror; something horrible; "the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him"

Noun
intense aversion

Noun
intense and profound fear


n.
A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement.

n.
A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medical writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more marked than an algor.

n.
A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking.

n.
That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.


Horror

Hor"ror , n. [Formerly written horrour.] [L. horror, fr. horrere to bristle, to shiver, to tremble with cold or dread, to be dreadful or terrible; cf. Skr. hsh to bristle.] 1. A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement. [Archaic]
Such fresh horror as you see driven through the wrinkled waves.
2. A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medical writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more marked than an algor. 3. A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking.
How could this, in the sight of heaven, without horrors of conscience be uttered?
4. That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.
Breathes a browner horror on the woods.
The horrors, delirium tremens. [Colloq.]

Horror-sticken

Hor"ror-stick`en , a. Struck with horror; horrified.
Blank and horror-stricken faces.

A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement.

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Usage Examples

Being alone is scarier than any boogey man and the reason why I don't choose to see Horror movies as a rule.

Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today.

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.

Anyone can write a story based on the kind of horror where you see a guy in car and then there's the bad guy in the back seat. It's infantile to rely on that for telling a story. That's like going to bed and thinking there's a monster under your bed. It's silly.

Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror.

Horror, for me, has to involve some sort of fantasy. Horror is something that is in your dreams or your nightmares.

After the desperate years of their own war, after six years of repression inside Spain and six years of horror in exile, these people remain intact in spirit. They are armed with a transcendent faith they have never won, and yet they have never accepted defeat.

As one who participated in all the wars of the state of Israel, I saw the horror of wars. I saw the fear of wars. I saw my best friends being killed in battles. I was seriously injured twice.

Horror is the natural reaction to the last 5,000 years of history.

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Other Usage Examples

Ghost stories really scare me. I have such a big imagination that after I watch a horror movie like 'The Grudge', I look in the corners of my room for the next two days.

I definitely gravitate towards quality genre projects and genre of any kind whether it's science fiction, horror or really anything. I'm just drawn to quality. I don't think 'Darkness Falls' is horror there isn't any gore by any stretch of the imagination.

I always do an all-night horror marathon on Saturdays where we start at seven and go until five in the morning.

De Niro was a hero of mine. And Sean Penn. But I've realized I can't operate at that level of intensity. That's okay for movies. On TV, when you live with horror day in and day out, you have to protect yourself.

For horror movies, color is reassuring because, at least in older films, it adds to the fakey-ness.

I am so happy because I want more people to like martial arts movie not just martial arts audience. Even martial arts can be used in comedy, in drama, in horror movies, in different kinds of movies.

At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!

France is not poetic she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will always prefer are the most prosaic.

Can I just say here how much I hate the word 'pamper'? While pretending to celebrate and indulge women, it actually implies that their bodies are so revolting that even their 'me time' must be dedicated to turning them into living dolls if potential suitors are to be prevented from running screaming in horror.

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