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An intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust
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“I note with horror that scoundrels are attempting to infiltrate our systems.”
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A feeling of intense alarm, outrage or dismay
“I must voice my horror that this should be allowed.”
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A thing causing a feeling of horror, especially due to depravity
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“This is maybe how the world avoids a horror of the kind it has never seen.”
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A bad or mischievous person, especially a child
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“She tends to dote on her little horror, as any mother would.”
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A situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness
“Recent history raises the question of how to respond to the intensity and horror of war.”
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Something unpleasant to look at
“It's disconcerting that locals and tourists have to witness this horror of a sculpture right in the heart of the city.”
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A strong aversion or dislike
“Our horror of snakes may have evolved because a natural revulsion to them was beneficial to our survival.”
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A phobia, usually irrational or obsessive
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A difficult or very unpleasant person or thing
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(count noun) Something which prevents a being from experiencing happiness or good in their lives, or inflicting harm
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A situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness
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A feeling of outrage or offense
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An unstable time or period, usually marked by intense difficulty or danger
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A genre of imaginative fiction involving magic and adventure, especially in a setting other than the real world
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The state of being mournful or in low spirits
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