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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horrifying 
  adj  :  provoking  horror;  "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:  {atrocious}, 
  {frightful},  {horrible},  {ugly}] 




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