Horrification

The act of horrifying; the state of being horrified.

He says, My brother was horrified.

She says, Ah, well, a bit of horrification is good now and then.


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  • horrification — [ɔʀifikasjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1896, Verlaine, in T. L. F.; de horrifier. ❖ ♦ Rare. Action d horrifier, fait d être horrifié. 0 Son panneau du dernier Salon d automne était une des plus belles pièces de peinture de ce temps. Son nu sur fond rouge a… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Horrification — Hor ri*fi*ca tion, n. That which causes horror. [R.] Miss Edgeworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horrification — ˌhȯrəfə̇ˈkāshən, ˌhär noun ( s) Etymology: Latin horrificare to horrify + English tion more at horrify 1. : the act of horrifying or condition of being horrified 2. : something that horrifies his two overcoat …   Useful english dictionary

  • horrification — See horrify. * * * …   Universalium

  • horrification — hor·ri·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • horrify — horrification, n. horrifyingly, adv. /hawr euh fuy , hor /, v.t., horrified, horrifying. 1. to cause to feel horror; strike with horror: The accident horrified us all. 2. to distress greatly; shock or dismay: She was horrified by the price of the …   Universalium

  • horrifier — [ ɔrifje ] v. tr. <conjug. : 7> • mil. XIXe; lat. horrificare ♦ Rare Remplir, frapper d horreur. ♢ Cour. au p. p. Elle se récria, horrifiée, scandalisée. ⊗ HOM. Aurifier. ● horrifier verbe transitif (latin horrificare) Remplir quelqu un d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • horrifyingly — See horrification. * * * …   Universalium

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