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hor·ri·fy·ing

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  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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#9372painful
#9392scary
#9775awful
#14061shocking
#20756frightening
#20769worthless
#22989fearful
#23190dreadful
#25388terrifying
#26052horrific
#27379vile
#29891appalling
#30875monstrous
#30945wretched
#36370gruesome
#38864horrendous
#38945unworthy
#39885horrifying
#40529grievous
#45237unspeakable
#45529heinous
#46824surly
#47706despicable
#48820slimy
#50274atrocious
#51404abominable
#54515frightful

How to use horrifying in a sentence?

  1. Emily Brearley:

    It was absolutely horrifying to see the lack of alignment with the evidence and the testimony I had given and what was stated in the report. It was a complete cover-up.

  2. Nigel Gould-Davies:

    Any contemporary warfare would be horrifying, but there are gradations to the horror.

  3. Jake Sullivan:

    If in fact an American journalist was killed, it is a shocking and horrifying event, it is one more example of the brutality of Vladimir Putin and his forces. They’ve targeted schools and mosques and hospitals and journalists. And it is why we are working so hard to impose severe consequences on him and to try to help the Ukrainians with every form of military assistance we can muster to be able to push back against the onslaught of these Russian forces.

  4. Belen Aldecosea:

    She was scared. I was scared. It was horrifying trying to put her in the toilet, i was emotional. I was crying. I sat there for a good 10 minutes crying in the stall.

  5. Amy Schumer:

    My heart goes out to Jillian and Mayci, to the survivors, to the families and everyone who was tied to the tragic, senseless and horrifying actions of this man who shouldn’t have been able to put his hands on a gun in the first place, i’m not sure why this man chose my movie to end these two beautiful lives and injure nine others, but it was very personal for me.


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