horror-stricken horror-stricken

Definition(s):

  • (adj) stricken with horror

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Clever new playmates can be found in a child's garden of microchips Well before noon on Christmas Day, horror-stricken adults will issue forth from every child-equipped.
  2. A horror-stricken Austrian soldier unbolted the schoolhouse door and some women escaped.
  3. As it began, the producer announced the news and cameras caught the stunned and horror-stricken faces in the audience.

News

  • Floyd Casey farewell is big game for No. 9 Baylor

    Grant Teaff felt a bit nauseous the first time he saw Baylor's football stadium. ''I went from horror-stricken to deep embedded love for a place,'' said Teaff, the Baylor coach from 1972-92. ''It was one that made me want to throw up when I first saw it, until making me cry when I leave.'' Now two decades after his last game, Teaff is feeling emotional about Floyd Casey Stadium. The No. 9 Bears ...
    on December 5, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

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