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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hor·ror /ˈhɔrɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hor·ror /ˈhɔrɚ, ˈhɑr-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hor·ror n.
 1. A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement. [Archaic]
    Such fresh horror as you see driven through the wrinkled waves.   --Chapman.
 2. A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medical writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more marked than an algor.
 3. A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking.
    How could this, in the sight of heaven, without horrors of conscience be uttered?   --Milton.
 4. That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.
    Breathes a browner horror on the woods.   --Pope.
 The horrors, delirium tremens. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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