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- adj. See horror-struck
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Struck with horror; horrified.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. stricken with horror
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In 1847 a census taker among the African American population in Philadelphia expressed his shock at this phenomenon: My heart is sick, my soul is horror-stricken at what my eyes behold. . .
Consul Lingford exploded, staring horror-stricken at the man whom he had invited to lunch.
(Stopping abruptly and looking at her horror-stricken.)
Lilian, clutching the railing so spasmodically that a bruising hurt was left in her finger-ends for days, gazed horror-stricken at a yellow-haired, wild-eyed giant whom she recognized as the man who was to be her husband.
Hegan stared at his chief, then passed his horror-stricken gaze on to Dede, who nodded in sympathy.
As Mike was about to drink from the Solo cup, my mom walked in, horror-stricken.
I walk around as a lunatic, horror-stricken and lost, completely helpless … what should I do?
He fetches a big knotty club and Lilian and Mrs. Gersdale watch horror-stricken as the young blonde giant calmly and furiously battles the huge grizzly: Then the human brute went mad.
I stared at it horror-stricken, not knowing what was about to issue from it.
The manager sees the horror-stricken look you attempt to hide (too late, Pierced-Face Beauty has already seen you, too) and moves to protect you from the diminutive beast.
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