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horror-struck

[ hawr-er-struhk, hor- ]
/ ˈhɔr ərˌstrʌk, ˈhɒr- /
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adjective
stricken with horror; horrified; aghast.
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Also hor·ror-strick·en [hawr-er-strik-uhn, hor-]. /ˈhɔr ərˌstrɪk ən, ˈhɒr-/.

Origin of horror-struck

First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for horror-struck

horror-struck

horror-stricken


adjective
shocked; horrified
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