counter

Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "horrify" []

  • To cause to feel horror. See Synonyms at dismay. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause unpleasant surprise to; shock. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "horrify" in a sentence
  • ""I picked it up with the 'goods' at Aunt Mary's," replied Tavia laughing, for she really only made use of the expressions to "horrify""
  • ""You couldn't horrify them," she told an interviewer."
  • "Both options horrify many conservatives in the CDU, who complain that Ms. Merkel's pragmatism has robbed the party of any clearly conservative identity."