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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. provoking horror;
- Example: "an atrocious automobile accident"
- Example: "a frightful crime of decapitation"
- Example: "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"
- Example: "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill
- Example: "an ugly wound"
[syn: atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Horrify \Hor"ri*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Horrified; p. pr. & vb. n. Horrifying.] [L. horrificare. See Horrific.] To cause to feel horror; to strike or impress with horror; as, the sight horrified the beholders. --E. Irving. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

horrifying adj 1: provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound" [syn: atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "horrifying": appalling, astounding, atrocious, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, baneful, beastly, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fell, formidable, ghastly, ghoulish, grim, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, lurid, macabre, morbid, redoubtable, rotten, schrecklich, shocking, terrible, terrific, terrifying, tragic, tremendous, unspeakable