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horror

Noun

1 intense and profound fear
2 something that inspires horror; something horrible; "the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him"
3 intense aversion [syn: repugnance, repulsion, revulsion]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

horror
  1. An intense painful emotion of fear or repugnance.
  2. An intense dislike or aversion; an abhorrence.
  3. A literary genre, generally of a gothic character.
The horrors informal
  1. An intense anxiety or a nervous depression.

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Portuguese

Pronunciation

/ɔˈroɾ/

Etymology

Latin horror, horroris

Noun

horror m
  1. horror

Synonyms

Spanish

Pronunciation

/oˈroɾ/

Etymology

Latin horror, horroris

Noun

horror m
  1. horror

Synonyms

Extensive Definition

Horror is an emotion of fear or revulsion.
It may also refer to:
horror in Bulgarian: Ужас
horror in German: Horror
horror in French: Horreur
horror in Italian: Horror
horror in Japanese: ホラー
horror in Finnish: Kauhu

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