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One entry found for horror.
Entry Word: horror
Function: noun
Text: 1 the quality of inspiring intense dread or dismay <it's difficult to even begin to comprehend the horror of the Holocaust>
Synonyms atrociousness, atrocity, awfulness, dreadfulness, frightfulness, ghastliness, grisliness, gruesomeness, hideousness, horridness, monstrosity, repulsiveness
Related Words badness, baseness, diabolicalness, evil, foulness, heinousness, immorality, iniquity, invidiousness, nefariousness, ungodliness, viciousness, vileness, wickedness; accursedness, cursedness, deplorableness, despicableness, detestableness, execrableness, hatefulness, loathsomeness, reprehensibleness; creepiness, eeriness, fearfulness, fearsomeness, ghostliness, scariness; agony, hellishness, misery, torment, torture
Near Antonyms agreeableness, delightfulness, pleasantness; allurement, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, desirability, desirableness
2 a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness <had never experienced the horrors of war> -- see HELL 2
3 something unpleasant to look at <are you really going to hang that horror on the wall?> -- see EYESORE
4 the emotion experienced in the presence or threat of danger <imagine my horror at finding myself face to face with a lion on the loose> -- see FEAR