Origin of horror-struck
Examples from the Web for horror-struck
He sought to leave the room hastily, for the amazed, horror-struck expression of his father was most disagreeable to him.Frederick The Great and His Family|L. Muhlbach
When they hear the name of Oedipus they are horror-struck and wish to thrust him out.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
The Countess was horror-struck now, for she knew her daughter well.Cecilia|F. Marion Crawford
Mr. Waterhouse was horror-struck by the proposal, to which he gasped out in response, a threat to call in the police.Speeches from the Dock, Part I|Various
I asked, horror-struck at the vision of my public life in 1920—a bow cravat over a double-width vestum.