horror-struck

[hawr-er-struhk, hor-]

adjective

stricken with horror; horrified; aghast.

Also hor·ror-strick·en [hawr-er-strik-uh n, hor-] /ˈhɔr ərˌstrɪk ən, ˈhɒr-/.

Origin of horror-struck

First recorded in 1805–15
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horror-struck

horror-stricken

adjective

shocked; horrified
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