Crossword clues for horror
- Type of movie
- Wes Craven's genre
- Scary genre
- Genre with lots of blood
- Zombie movie genre
- The 'Saw' series' genre
- Screamfest film festival genre
- Scary (movie)
- Pulp genre
- Nightmarish genre
- Lugosi's genre
- King's realm
- King's genre
- H.P. Lovecraft genre
- Genre with slashers
- Genre of film
- Genre dominated by King's English
- Film genre of "Dracula" and "Carrie"
- Film genre not for the squeamish
- Carpenter's genre
- "Us" genre
- "The Rocky ___ Picture Show"
- "Saw" genre
- "Rocky --- Picture Show"
- "It" factor?
- "Get Out" genre
- 'Saw' genre
- King's work
- "Scream" genre
- Blockbuster aisle
- Intense and profound fear
- Intense aversion
- Fright or strong aversion
- Strong negative emotion
- Strong aversion
- Stephen King's forte
- "Friday the 13th" genre
- Kind of film
- What Stephen King evokes
- Great dismay
- Extreme fear
- Fear of God doesn't begin with rhyme or reason originally
- Revulsion of empty hangar filled with gold, ornate ring tops
- Intense fear or disgust
- Film genre
- Intense fear
- Intense dislike
- King's domain
- Movie genre
- Fiction genre
- Video store section
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
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.]
A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement. [Archaic]
Such fresh horror as you see driven through the wrinkled waves.
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.
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?
That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.
Breathes a browner horror on the woods.
The horrors, delirium tremens. [Colloq.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., from Old French horror (12c., Modern French horreur) and directly from Latin horror "dread, veneration, religious awe," a figurative use, literally "a shaking, trembling, shudder, chill," from horrere "to bristle with fear, shudder," from PIE root *ghers- "to bristle" (cognates: Sanskrit harsate "bristles," Avestan zarshayamna- "ruffling one's feathers," Latin eris (genitive) "hedgehog," Welsh garw "rough"). As a genre in film, 1934. Chamber of horrors originally (1849) was a gallery of notorious criminals in Madame Tussaud's wax exhibition.
n. 1 An intense painful emotion of fear or repugnance. 2 An intense dislike or aversion; an abhorrence.
Horror is a 2002 American horror film written and directed by Dante Tomaselli. The movie stars Danny Lopes as the leader of a gang of drug addicts that escapes after making a bloody escape from a drug rehabilitation hospital, only to encounter demonic entities.
are fictional monsters and the antagonists in the Tokusatsu series Garo.
Horror is the second studio album by American deathcore band With Blood Comes Cleansing. Released on January 22, 2008 by Victory Records to mixed reviews, it deals with the subject of the end of days or Armageddon.
Horror or The Horrors or variant may refer to:
#Horror (; HashtagHorror) is a 2015 American horror film written and directed by Tara Subkoff, and starring Chloë Sevigny, Timothy Hutton, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning, and Balthazar Getty. The plot follows a group of wealthy junior high school girls who face a night of terror together after a social network game spirals out of control.
The film premiered on November 18, 2015 at the Museum of Modern Art, and was released in a limited release and through video on demand on November 20, 2015, by IFC Midnight.
Usage examples of "horror".
I sometimes stole a corner glance at him, and encountering his fiery, eager stare, looked another way from pure horror and affright, which he, doubtless in character, attributed to nothing more than maiden modesty, or at least the affectation of it.
Bloody but unbowed, Caine returns to Ankhar very few minutes from now, for a final desperate attempt to his wife from the horrors of amplitude decay.
Achamian simply stared in blank horror, an anguished pendulum slowly swinging to and fro, to and fro .
Hugo concluded by announcing that 500 francs would be given for a peace essay, and 500 francs for the best collection of facts showing the horrors of war.
Generally speaking, he prefers bright tints to darker ones, but his likes and dislikes are capricious, and with regard to some colors his antipathy amounts to positive horror.
The Christians, who beheld with horror and indignation the apostasy of Julian, had much more to fear from his power than from his arguments.
No human mind could apperceive its structure, or figure its lineaments, or live to tell of the horror of its ugliness, its loathsomeness, its frightfulness.
Though history has accustomed us to observe every principle and every passion yielding to the imperious dictates of ambition, it is scarcely credible that, in these moments of horror, Sulpicianus should have aspired to ascend a throne polluted with the recent blood of so near a relation and so excellent a prince.
Paul Di Filippo Miscellaneous Titles The English-language SF and fantasy and horror genres offer so many riches that Anglophone readers are often disinclined to search out the stories of other tongues.
Clearly it was wisest to creep east to the plaza of twin lions and descend at once to the gulf, where assuredly he would meet no horrors worse than those above, and where he might soon find ghouls eager to rescue their brethren and perhaps to wipe out the moonbeasts from the black galley.
The horror, however, with which one shudders at their worship is attributable, in some measure, to the mere effect of costume.
I felt horror at the things being done by some Gamesmen, revulsion, anger, and felt Barish play upon that horror and revulsion.
De Batz, for once in his life cowed by what he had seen, still wore a look of horror and disgust upon his florid face.
The blastulas were dubbed the 1-1-2041s, and everything about their lives became the subject of intense public scrutiny and fascination and self-righteous horror.
She had lain in my arms until then, with upturned face and piteous, frightened eyes - like a bird that feels itself within the toils of a snake, yet whose horror is blent with a certain fascination.