horrifies (third person present) · horrified (past tense) · horrified (past participle) · horrifying (present participle)
  1. fill with horror; shock greatly.
    "they were horrified by the very idea"
    frighten · scare · terrify · petrify · alarm · panic · terrorize · scare stiff · scare/frighten to death · fill with fear · scare someone out of their wits ·
    scare/frighten the living daylights out of · throw into a panic · make someone's hair stand on end · make someone's blood run cold · scare the pants off · make someone's hair curl · throw into a blue funk · put the wind up · scare the bejesus out of · spook · affright · shock · appal · outrage · scandalize · offend · dismay · throw off balance · disgust · revolt · repel · nauseate · sicken · rattle · faze · knock sideways · knock for six · pother
late 18th century: from Latin horrificare, from horrificus ( see horrific).
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these days, F-words no longer horrify so many people.
they were horrified by the very idea.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic أرهب
Bosnian (Latin) užasnuti
Bulgarian потрисам
Cantonese (Traditional) 恐怖
Catalan faci
Chinese Simplified 恐怖
Chinese Traditional 恐怖
Croatian užasnuti
Czech k smrti vyděsí
Danish forfærde
Dutch gruwelen
Estonian kohutada
Filipino sa takot
Finnish kauhistuttaa
French horrifier
German (VERB)erschrecken
Greek τρομάζω
Hebrew בילדותי
Hindi भयभीत करना
Hungarian megrettent
Icelandic skelfilega
Indonesian dahsyatnya
Italian inorridire
Japanese 恐がらせる
Korean 무섭게
Latvian šausmināt
Lithuanian pašiurpinti
Norwegian Bokmål sjokkere
Polish przerażenie
Portuguese (VERB)horrorizar
Querétaro Otomi horrorizar
Romanian oripila
Russian шокировать
Serbian (Cyrillic) мало престрави.
Serbian (Latin) malo prestravi.
Slovak desiť
Slovenian zgrozili
Spanish (VERB)horrorizar
Swedish förskräcka
Tamil மனத்தளர்வுக்காவும்
Telugu భయంకరమైన
Turkish korkutmak
Ukrainian жах
Urdu ہوجائے دہشت زدہ ہوجائیں
Welsh codi arswyd arnaf
Yucatec Maya horrorizar
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