horrorizar

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to instill fear)
a. to terrify
Esa casa abandonada me horrorizó. Te juro que está embrujada.That abandoned house terrified me. I swear it is haunted.
2. (to dismay)
a. to horrify
La facilidad con la que mi hermano mintió horrorizó a nuestros padres.The ease with which my brother lied horrified our parents.
b. to appall
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las atrocidades cometidas durante la guerra horrorizaron a toda la nación.The atrocities committed during the war appalled the entire nation.
c. to appal
La confesión de Dana me horrorizó. Ella fue quien robó las joyas.Dana's confession appalled me. She was the one who stole the jewels.
horrorizarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to be frightened)
a. to be terrified
Julia se horrorizó cuando vio la rata debajo del fregadero.Julia was terrified when she saw the rat under the sink.
4. (to be dismayed)
a. to be horrified
Había sangre por todos lados. No me horroricé, pero sentí asco.There was blood all over the place. I was disgusted, but not horrified.
b. to be appalled
Todos los comensales se horrorizaron cuando el cocinero confesó que habían comido carne de perro.All the dinner guests were appalled when the cook confessed they had eaten dog meat.
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horrorizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to terrify, to horrify
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to be terrified o horrified
horrorizar
transitive verb
1 (indignar) to horrify; appal; appall; (EEUU)
2 (dar miedo) to terrify
pronominal verb
horrorizarse
1 (indignarse) to be horrified; be appalled
2 (tener miedo) to be terrified
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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