horripilation horripilation

Definition(s):

  • (n) reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation

Usage(s):

  • What is expressed here is an aversion that is both aesthetic and intimate, a horripilation of the sexual reflex that is perfectly captured by the word creep.

Quotes

  • "It's not like I'm going to stop making music and start knitting," Manson confirmed. "I just don't think the world is worth putting the music into right now. First we're going to fix the world with Horripilation."
    on Jul 29, 2005 By: Marilyn Manson Source: Xfm Online

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