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Synonyms for horrifying
hor·ri·fy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, uglyadjective

    provoking horror

    "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"

    Synonyms:
    frightful, flagitious, unworthy, wretched, terrible, monstrous, fearful, horrible, worthless, tremendous, abominable, unspeakable, awful, grievous, atrocious, slimy, ugly, dreadful, vile, despicable, painful, surly

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

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#20769worthless
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#23190dreadful
#25388terrifying
#26052horrific
#27379vile
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#30875monstrous
#30945wretched
#36370gruesome
#38864horrendous
#38945unworthy
#39885horrifying
#40529grievous
#45237unspeakable
#45529heinous
#46824surly
#47706despicable
#48820slimy
#50274atrocious
#51404abominable
#54515frightful

How to use horrifying in a sentence?

  1. Gail Halperin:

    It is a horrifying, gripping, devastating disease that plays havoc on the family and on the patient.

  2. Jen Psaki:

    It is horrifying to see the type of barbaric use of military force to go after innocent civilians in a sovereign country.

  3. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson:

    That thought was just so horrifying, it would never occur to me that deleting data was a viable thing to do.

  4. Ben Marsh:

    It was horrifying to me.

  5. Olivia Troye:

    It was horrifying, it's the amateurs versus the experts. Except the amateurs have all the power.


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