- stricken with horror; horrified; aghast.
Origin of horror-struck
Related Words for horror-struckstunned, agog, shocked, anxious, awestruck, dismayed, appalled, amazed, afraid, agape, alarmed, confounded, dumbfounded, frightened, overwhelmed, startled, terrified, thunderstruck, astonished, astounded
Examples from the Web for horror-struck
Historical Examples of horror-struck
The two Earthmen stopped short, horror-struck at what they saw.Slaves of Mercury
Your eyes, staring and horror-struck, will observe your own hands rending her.
“My dear young lady,” I cried, horror-struck at the supposition.Chance
While I was horror-struck, Channa passed by Indifferent, for he had seen such men.The Buddha
Since yesterday, when I heard of it, I have been so horror-struck as not to be able to write to you.Hortense, Makers of History Series
John S. C. Abbott
- shocked; horrified