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Definition of Horror

Horror
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. h?sh to bristle.] 1. A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement. [Archaic] Such fresh horror as you see driven through the wrinkled waves. --Chapman. 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. 3. A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking. How could this, in the sight of heaven, without horrors of conscience be uttered? --Milton. 4. That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness. Breathes a browner horror on the woods. --Pope. The horrors, delirium tremens. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Horror from wikipedia

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- American Horror Story: Apocalypse is the eighth season of the FX horror anthology television series American Horror Story. It premiered on September 12...
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- The Horror is an EP by RJD2. It was released on Definitive Jux on February 11, 2003. It peaked at number 45 on the Billboard Heats****ers Albums chart,...
- Lovecraftian horror is a subgenre of horror fiction that emphasizes the cosmic horror of the unknown (or unknowable) more than gore or other elements of...
- The Amityville Horror is a book by American author Jay Anson, published in September 1977. It is also the basis of a series of films released from 1979...
- American Horror Story: Hotel is the fifth season of the FX horror anthology series American Horror Story. The season's theme is addiction and revolves...
- Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers by inducing feelings of horror and terror...
- known for a series of gothic horror films made from the mid-1950s until the 1970s. Many of these involved cl****ic horror characters such as Baron Frankenstein...
- "The Dunwich Horror" is a horror short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written in 1928, it was first published in the April 1929 issue of Weird...
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