Definition of Horror-struck

1. Adjective. Stricken with horror.

Exact synonyms: Horrified, Horror-stricken
Similar to: Afraid



Definition of Horror-struck

1. Adjective. horrified so as to be overwhelmed or incapacitated ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horror-struck

horrifications
horrifick
horrified
horrifier
horrifiers
horrifies
horrify
horrifying
horrifyingly
horripilate
horripilation
horrisonant
horrisonous
horror
horror-stricken
horror-struck (current term)
horror autotoxicus
horror fusionis
horror movie
horror movies
horror story
horrorcore
horrors
horrorstricken
horrorstruck
horrour
horrow
hors
hors-d'oeuvre
hors-d'oeuvres

Literary usage of Horror-struck

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1. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"... my most " esteemed friend, Mr. Maurice, and of the many " others who died with him—at the moment when " the calamity occurred, I was too horror-struck, ..."

2. English Prose (1137-1890) by John Matthews Manly (1909)
"whose achievements fill Mr. Lowe with such inexpressible admiration, and whose rule he was so horror-struck to see threatened. And where is this great force ..."

3. The Scottish chiefs. Revised by Jane Porter (1862)
"cried the horror-struck Cressingham, struggling with preternatural strength to extricate himself. " Thou ruthless priest of Moloch and of Mammon ..."

4. Memoirs of Wilhelmine, Margravine of Baireuth by Wilhelmine, Helena Augusta Victoria (1888)
"The whole town was horror-struck at the misery and sorrow which had fallen on our family. People spoke of me and my fate openly in the streets, ..."

5. Old Mortality by Walter Scott (1878)
"Astonished, disgusted, and horror-struck at what he had seen and heard, Morton turned away from the circle and left the cottage. He was followed by Burley, ..."

6. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"To his credit the King shrank horror- struck from the proposal. " I cannot be so cruel," he said, " as to cut their throats while they live peaceably under ..."

7. By and by: An Historical Romance of the Future by Edward Maitland (1873)
"horror-struck, he rushed towards her, exclaiming,— " Nannie ! Nannie ! what is the meaning of such a prayer ?" She hesitated and looked confused ; but at ..."

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