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Definition of "horrifying" []

  • Causing feelings of horror in; awful; terrifying; (adjective)
  • Dismaying or greatly shocking; dreadful (adjective)
  • Present participle of horrify. (verb)

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  • Tending to inspire horror; that horrifies; horrific. (adjective)

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Use "horrifying" in a sentence
  • "Barnett said the exhibit makes no attempt to sanitize the impact of the postcards, or what she called the "horrifying" racist messages that accompanied them."
  • "Speaking over at the White House, the president once again strongly condemned what he calls horrifying scenes playing out in Tehran."
  • "And Palestinians and Lebanese will be killed in horrifying numbers in order to make it all stop."
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