hor·ror /ˈhɔrɚ, ˈhɑr-/ 名詞
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.]
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]