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noun American English pronunciation: horror /ˈhɔrər/ 
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a very strong feeling of shock, fear or disgust caused by something extremely unpleasant
    in horror:

    Millions watched in horror as the disaster unfolded on TV.

    1. b.
      [singular] the horror of an experience is how unpleasant it is

      The full horror of last night had come rushing back.

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