Associations to the word «Horror»


HORROR, noun. An intense painful emotion of fear or repugnance.
HORROR, noun. An intense dislike or aversion; an abhorrence.
HORROR, noun. A genre of fiction, meant to evoke a feeling of fear and suspense.
HORROR, noun. (informal) An intense anxiety or a nervous depression; this sense can also be spoken or written as the horrors.
HORROR AUTOTOXICUS, noun. (obsolete) (immunology) autoimmunity
HORROR FILM, noun. Alternative term for horror movie
HORROR FILMS, noun. Plural of horror film
HORROR FLICK, noun. Alternative term for horror movie
HORROR FLICKS, noun. Plural of horror flick
HORROR MOVIE, noun. A motion picture which entertains by horrifying or frightening the audience.
HORROR MOVIES, noun. Plural of horror movie
HORROR PUNK, noun. (music) A genre of hardcore punk with influences from Gothic rock, characterized by a lyrical connection to horror movies.
HORROR SHOW, noun. A horror movie or television show or other performance which depicts gruesome, horrible, or disgusting events, especially in a vividly visual manner.
HORROR SHOW, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) A horrifying, appalling, or sickening experience, set of events, or visual spectacle.
HORROR STORIES, noun. Plural of horror story
HORROR STORY, noun. A fictional narrative of distressing events.
HORROR STORY, noun. A bad experience.
HORROR VACUI, noun. The abhorrence of a vacuum; the general tendency to dislike empty space.
HORROR VACUI, noun. In particular, the tendency of an artist (or of art) to fill an entire surface with detail, leaving no blank space.

Dictionary definition

HORROR, noun. Intense and profound fear.
HORROR, noun. Something that inspires dislike; something horrible; "the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him".
HORROR, noun. Intense aversion.

Wise words

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