Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb horrify

1 sense of horrify

Sense 1
dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify -- (fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us")
       => frighten, fright, scare, affright -- (cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her")

Antonyms of adj horrifying

1 sense of horrifying

Sense 1
atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly -- (provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound")

INDIRECT (VIA alarming) -> unalarming -- (not alarming; assuaging alarm)

Similarity of adj horrifying

1 sense of horrifying

Sense 1
atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly -- (provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound")
       => alarming (vs. unalarming) -- (frightening because of an awareness of danger)

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