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Noun: horror  hor-u(r) or hór-u(r) [N. Amer], hó-ru(r) [Brit]
  1. Intense and profound fear
     
  2. Something that inspires dislike; something horrible
    "the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him"
     
  3. Intense aversion
    - repugnance, repulsion, revulsion

Derived forms: horrors

Type of: disgust, fear, fearfulness, fright, thing

Encyclopedia: Horror