Horror

Hor"ror

(?), n. [Formerly written horrour.] [L. horror, fr. horrere to bristle, to shiver, to tremble with cold or dread, to be dreadful or terrible; cf. Skr. hsh to bristle.] 1. A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement. [Archaic]
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Such fresh horror as you see driven through the wrinkled waves.
Chapman.
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2. A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medical writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more marked than an algor.
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3. A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking.
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How could this, in the sight of heaven, without horrors of conscience be uttered?
Milton.
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4. That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.
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Breathes a browner horror on the woods.
Pope.
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The horrors, delirium tremens. [Colloq.]
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