verb (used with object), hor·ri·fied, hor·ri·fy·ing.
- horror show
Origin of horrify
Examples from the Web for horrifying
Among them were some horrifying images of severe damage to nasal tissue caused by a child lodging a button battery in her nose.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Visitors to the sea park reported hearing “horrifying screams” and loud sounds of splashing water.Activists: Moscow Sea Park Is ‘Torturing’ Its Orca Whales|Anna Nemtsova|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Horrifying TV images looked more like a developing country in the midst of racial/tribal/ethnic strife than the United States.
As horrifying as this tragedy is, we might only be able to make it worse.
Certainly, such crimes are beyond unconscionable and horrifying.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide|Jean Kim|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The picture of their lingering death in that frightful crowd of specters was most horrifying.The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair|Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
At first it was horrifying to Neale to have some one depending on him!Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield
"I am almost sure of it," she answers, complacently, horrifying the proper Florence being one of her chief joys.Airy Fairy Lilian|Margaret Wolfe Hamilton (AKA Duchess)
Staring into the dark she saw things happening across the seas: dreadful things, ugly, jarring, horrifying things.Non-combatants and Others|Rose Macaulay
Young Russell was a college student—a youth of intellect and high mind—and he suffered all the torments of a horrifying shock.Under the Prophet in Utah|Frank J. Cannon and Harvey J. O'Higgins