Definition of horrifying:
horrendous, flagitious, wretched, fearsome, worthless, frightful, forbidding, horrific, gruesome, disgusting, scary, repulsive, macabre, nightmare, indecent, horrible, surly, vile, lurid, direful, alarming, unworthy, awful, hair-raising, grisly, terrific, shocking, dreadful, atrocious, fearful, unspeakable, ugly, abominable, tremendous, sickening, slimy, monstrous, revolting, nightmarish, taboo, painful, redoubtable, terrible, appalling, hideous, ghastly, formidable, outrageous, grievous, scandalous, dread, dire, horrid, detestable, despicable, spine-chilling.
- "Waiting for Daylight", Henry Major Tomlinson.
Recent examination of school children in various cities in England and America has revealed a state of physical ill- being most deplorable in the present, and horrifying to contemplate for its future results.- "The Cost of Shelter", Ellen H. Richards.
- "That Little Girl of Miss Eliza?s", Jean K. Baird.