in horror

in horror

with intense shock or disgust. Mike stepped back from the rattlesnake in horror. The jogger recoiled in horror when she came upon a body in the park.
See also: horror
References in classic literature ?
Give him, in pity, give him the contents of another rifle," cried Duncan, turning away his eyes in horror from the spectacle of a fellow creature in such awful jeopardy.
He tried to drink, and revel, and swear away the memory; but often, in the deep night, whose solemn stillness arraigns the bad soul in forced communion with herself, he had seen that pale mother rising by his bedside, and felt the soft twining of that hair around his fingers, till the cold sweat would roll down his face, and he would spring from his bed in horror.
Her fellows upon the island looked on in horror, helpless to avert her doom in which they saw a forecast of their own.
Tara of Helium gasped in horror and turning away covered her eyes with her palms.
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Perhaps more than any other book in recent memory, Color effectively demonstrates why African ,Americans recoil in horror when "Republican" is preceded by the adjective "black.
In two of the AP photos, the armed figure in the foreground is reaching for Elian as the boy recoils in horror.