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  • adj. Alternative spelling of horror-struck.


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  • Health campaigners said they were "horrorstruck" at Lansley's remarks.

    The Guardian World News

  • As one of the men looks out of the hatch, he is horrorstruck by the traumas that beset a planet he can no longer imagine occupying: the floods, the droughts, volcanoes, earthquakes, avalanches, hurricanes and, above all, the havoc of war.

    The Nightmare Of Real Things

  • For reasons neither she nor her horrorstruck grandmother comprehend, he fled his home and met his end in a remote Croatian shantytown called Zdrevkov.

    The Practical And Fantastical

  • O_O I take my comment back on the third one, it does NOT look good enough to eat. *is horrorstruck*

    Why Beat a Dead Horse...

  • “What did you do to this?” he asked in a horrorstruck voice.


  • I wanted to know what would make a boy, barely six years old, take a dump in his khaki's and then reach into them, grab a handful, and then fling its contents at his horrorstruck teacher.

    a time to grow

  • After a few minutes I heard a little cry of shock and dismay, and a moment later he came out of the bathroom looking absolutely horrorstruck.

    The Burglar On The Prowl

  • Poor Hamid looked horrorstruck as he concluded this fearful announcement, which filled me with joy.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Both Harry's and the Death Eater's wands flew out of their hands and soared back towards the entrance to the Hall of Prophecy; both scrambled to their feet and charged after them, the Death Eater in front, Harry hot on his heels, and Neville bringing up the rear, plainly horrorstruck by what he had done.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Stopping his horse, he left his sleigh to examine it, and was horrorstruck to find it the body of a man.

    Stories and Sketches


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