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synonyms for horrify

  • alarm
  • appall
  • daunt
  • disgust
  • dismay
  • frighten
  • intimidate
  • outrage
  • petrify
  • shake
  • shock
  • sicken
  • terrify
  • affright
  • consternate
  • terrorize
  • chill off
  • scare to death
See also synonyms for: horrified / horrifying
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antonyms for horrify

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  • assist
  • assure
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • gladden
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
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How to use horrify in a sentence

I remember being equal parts thrilled that the mayor was engaged on the topic and horrified that he had helped set and publicize a standard to open schools that was unachievable.
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They’re not horrified by whatever happens to their mother if they feel like they’re a part of it.
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I was horrified that my sister-in-law did not merit the use of her own first name.
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Gainer watched the television coverage, recognizing faces of the ones he knew and trained, horrified at what was happening, proud when he saw them stand their ground and fight back.
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Portugal said she was horrified by his lack of compassion, combined with him providing little detail about her medical history.
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Heather was horrified to see Facebook comments about her sister’s death from strangers who argued the coronavirus wasn’t dangerous, or that she hadn’t died of the virus because covid-19 wasn’t real.
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Camp says he was horrified by one case during which a tenant who was being evicted over a video conference had to rely on the same property manager evicting him to translate for the court.
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He recalled watching a tutorial video from another proctoring system called HonorLock, horrified as he watched the video subject do a long pan of their body.
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One woman recalled being “horrified and grossed out” by a student’s behavior but not knowing if she could take disciplinary actions because she didn’t label his acts sexual harassment – she was the teacher, after all.
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Not long after the investigation was published, a woman in California reached out to Barrett to say she was touched by her story and horrified that the hospital had sued her.
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WORDS RELATED TO HORRIFY

  • alarm
  • appall
  • astonish
  • blow away
  • cow
  • daunt
  • dazzle
  • flabbergast
  • frighten
  • grandstand
  • horrify
  • impress
  • intimidate
  • knock socks off
  • overawe
  • scare
  • showboat
  • startle
  • strike
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • terrify
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