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Definition 1: something that inspires horror; something horrible - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where horror or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him

(horror is a kind of ...) an entity that is not named specifically

"I couldn't tell what the thing was"

Definition 2: intense aversion - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for horror in the sense of this definition

(horror is a kind of ...) strong feelings of dislike

Definition 3: intense and profound fear - [noun denoting feeling]

(horror is a kind of ...) an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

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