horror-struck

[ hawr-er-struhk, hor- ]
/ ˈhɔr ərˌstrʌk, ˈhɒr- /

adjective

stricken with horror; horrified; aghast.

Nearby words

  1. horripilation,
  2. horror,
  3. horror show,
  4. horror story,
  5. horror-stricken,
  6. horrors,
  7. hors concours,
  8. hors d'oeuvre,
  9. hors de combat,
  10. horsa

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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British Dictionary definitions for horror-struck

horror-struck

horror-stricken

adjective

shocked; horrified
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