horrifying

  • 1 horrifying — index deplorable, dire, formidable, lurid, outrageous, repulsive, scandalous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 horrifying — adj. horrifying to + inf. (it is horrifying to contemplate that possibility) * * * [ hɒrɪfaɪɪŋ] horrifying to + inf. (it is horrifying to contemplate that possibility) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 3 horrifying — [[t]hɒ̱rɪfaɪɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something as horrifying, you mean that it is shocking or disgusting. These were horrifying experiences... The scale of the problem is horrifying. Syn: appalling Derived words: horrifyingly ADV GRADED …

    English dictionary

  • 4 horrifying — hor|ri|fy|ing [ˈhɔrıfaı ıŋ US ˈho: , ˈha: ] adj extremely bad, especially in a way that is frightening or upsetting = ↑horrific ▪ murder, rape and other horrifying crimes ▪ It s horrifying to see how much poverty there is here. >horrifyingly… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 Horrifying — Horrify Hor ri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Horrified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Horrifying}.] [L. horrificare. See {Horrific}.] To cause to feel horror; to strike or impress with horror; as, the sight horrified the beholders. E. Irving. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 horrifying — adjective Tending to inspire horror; that horrifies; horrific. Jon Kate Plus 8 is a show based on two facts: 1) Jon and Kate Gosselin have eight children, and 2) the word ‘Kate’ rhymes with the word ‘eight’. One suspects that if Kate were ever to …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 horrifying — adj. Horrifying is used with these nouns: ↑sight, ↑story …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 horrifying — horrify ► VERB (horrifies, horrified) ▪ fill with horror. DERIVATIVES horrified adjective horrifying adjective. ORIGIN Latin horrificare …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 horrifying — adjective provoking horror (Freq. 1) an atrocious automobile accident a frightful crime of decapitation an alarming, even horrifying, picture war is beyond all words horrible Winston Churchill an ugly wound • Syn: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 horrifying — Synonyms and related words: appalling, astounding, atrocious, awe inspiring, awesome, awful, baneful, beastly, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fell, formidable, ghastly, ghoulish, grim, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrendous, horrible,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 horrifying — hor|ri|fy|ing [ hɔrı,faııŋ ] adjective 1. ) extremely shocking 2. ) extremely unpleasant …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 horrifying — hor·ri·fy || hÉ‘rɪfaɪ , hÉ” /hÉ’ r v. cause to feel horror; mortify, make aghast, shock …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 horrifying — UK [ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪɪŋ] / US [ˈhɔrɪˌfaɪɪŋ] adjective 1) extremely shocking 2) extremely unpleasant …

    English dictionary

  • 14 horrible - horrid - horrific - horrifying - horrendous — All of these words except horrid can be used to describe a very unpleasant and shocking event, experience, or story. ...an imaginary torture, perhaps, but all the more horrible. It was one of the most horrific experiences of my life.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 hair-raising —  Horrifying …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 16 Roger Caron — Roger Mad Dog Caron (born April 12, 1938 in Cornwall, Ontario) is a Canadian bank robber and the author of the influential 1978 prison memoir Go Boy! Memories of a Life Behind Bars . At the time of publishing, Caron was thirty nine years old and… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION — ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION, literal translation of the Greek Βδέλυγμα ὲρημηώσεωϚ (I Macc. 1:54). This in turn, evidently goes back to a Hebrew or Aramaic expression similar to shiqquẓ shomen ( desolate, i.e., horrified – for horrifying –… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 18 Horror and terror — The distinction between horror and terror is a standard literary and psychological concept applied especially to Gothic literature and film (Radcliffe 1826; Varma 1966; Crawford 1986: 101 3; Bruhm 1994: 37; Wright 2007: 35 56). Horror is the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Silencer (Swedish band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Silencer Img capt = Background = Origin = Flagicon|SWE Sweden Genre = Black metal Years active = 1995–2001 Label = Prophecy Productions, Lupus Lounge Records, Autopsy Kitchen Records URL = Current members = Nattramn… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 Charlotte Beaudoin Pelletier — est une cinéaste de courts métrages de fiction et d animation indépendants québécoise née en 1991 à Montréal, au Canada[1]. Jusqu en 2010, elle a coréalisé des films avec Philippe Toupin. [2] [3] [4] …

    Wikipédia en Français