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Definition of 'horrify'

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She is no longer shocked by the horrifying antics of some parents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is no longer shocked by the horrifying antics of some parents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was virtually unheard of from a woman of her upbringing and her family were horrified. The Sun (2010)She was horrified to discover her rubbish had been illegally dumped. The Sun (2012)Victims of crime must be horrified reading about yet another act of financial waste. The Sun (2010)She has written a beautiful book about something horrifying and ugly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Here she tells how she was horrified to discover the terrible extent of the problem. The Sun (2012)His horrified family called rescuers as he swam to the foot of the cliffs and waited for help. The Sun (2008)She was shocked and horrified but she is sticking by me and says she will help me as best she can. The Sun (2016)This accident was terrifying and horrifying. The Sun (2008)But then he sees something horrifying. The Sun (2008)They looked shocked and horrified at first but they wouldn't go to court. The Sun (2012)Everyone is horrified by something, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not only will your family be horrified, it is against the law. The Sun (2008)HE served only two years of his prison sentence for a crime that horrified the nation. The Sun (2011)I do love her and my family would be horrified. The Sun (2016)It's about a just society imposing a fitting punishment for those who have committed a uniquely horrifying crime. The Sun (2008)The dad was horrified when he discovered where his son had been nicked, as he grew up in the area. The Sun (2011)I was shocked and utterly horrified. The Sun (2015)She said: 'We were horrified when we discovered. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were interested, sympathetic, but certainly not shocked or horrified. Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Each knew what his or her censor would allow and each was horrified to discover that the other's censor had totally different points of reference. Knowles, Jane Know Your Own Mind (1991)ONCE again DNA provides the key to solving crimes that horrified the nation. The Sun (2008)

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Translations for 'horrify'

British English: horrify VERB
If someone is horrified, they feel shocked or disgusted.
His family were horrified by the change.

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