horror-stricken love



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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. . .

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Consul Lingford exploded, staring horror-stricken at the man whom he had invited to lunch.

    Bunches of Knuckles

  • (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.

    When the World Was Young

  • Hegan stared at his chief, then passed his horror-stricken gaze on to Dede, who nodded in sympathy.

    Chapter XXIII

  • As Mike was about to drink from the Solo cup, my mom walked in, horror-stricken.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • I walk around as a lunatic, horror-stricken and lost, completely helpless … what should I do?

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • 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.

    “Samuel! There was a rolling wonder in the sound. Ay, there was!”

  • I stared at it horror-stricken, not knowing what was about to issue from it.

    Sole Music

  • 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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