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- horror (n.)
- early 14c., from Old French horror (12c., Modern French horreur) and directly from Latin horror "dread, veneration, religious awe," a figurative use, literally "a shaking, trembling, shudder, chill," from horrere "to bristle with fear, shudder," from PIE root *ghers- "to bristle" (cognates: Sanskrit harsate "bristles," Avestan zarshayamna- "ruffling one's feathers," Latin eris (genitive) "hedgehog," Welsh garw "rough"). As a genre in film, 1934. Chamber of horrors originally (1849) was a gallery of notorious criminals in Madame Tussaud's wax exhibition.
- 1. Somehow he tells these stories without a note of horror.
- 2. Reggie reacted with the same affronted horror Midge had felt.
- 3. When she saw him, she let out a cry of horror.
- 4. This novel is not science fiction, nor is it Gothic horror.
- 5. The media is full of shock-horror headlines about under-age crime.
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