Synonyms for Horror:


adaptation, allegory, anecdote, black comedy, classic, cock-and-bull story, comedy, detective, drama, epic. affright, alarm, apprehension, chill, cold feet, dread, fear, fearfulness, fright, funk, panic, trepidation. antipathy, creep, hate, know-all, loathing, loudmouth, love, public nuisance, vermin, yob, Repellence, Repellency, Repugnancy, public enemy number one, (the) scum of the earth. anathema, battle, crisis, ordeal, quagmire, stress, tragedy, trouble, worst-case scenario. clash, excrescence, eyesore, grotesque, a blot on the landscape. abhorrence (noun)
dislike, hate, loathing.
alarm (noun)
fright, stress.
amazement (noun)
dread (noun)
awe, fear, fright.
fear (noun)
dread, fearfulness.
fear, revulsion (noun)
alarm, antipathy, apprehension, awe, dislike, dread, fright, hate, loathing, panic, repugnance, terror, trepidation.
ghost (noun)
apparition, bugaboo, bugbear, chimera, daemon, dracula, frankenstein, ghost, ghoul, hobgoblin, illusion, incubus, monster, myth, nightmare, ogre, phantom, shadow, specter, spirit, succubus, terror, vampire, werewolf, Phantasm, bogey man.
hate (noun)
Repellence, Repellency, Repugnancy.
hell (noun)
abyss, bedlam, furnace, gehenna, hades, holocaust, inferno, limbo, mire, morass, oven, purgatory, styx.
horror (noun)
repugnance, repulsion, revulsion.

Other synonyms:

awe, cold feet, creep, eyesore, fear, fearfulness, loudmouth, public nuisance, yob, Repellence, Repellency, Repugnancy. anathema, apprehension, chill, dread, excrescence, hate, loathing, vermin. antipathy, funk. alarm. panic. clash. Other relevant words:
affright, alarm, anathema, antipathy, apprehension, awe, chill, cold feet, dislike, dread, eyesore, fear, fearfulness, fright, funk, hate, loathing, love, panic, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion, trepidation, Repellence, Repellency, Repugnancy.

Usage examples for horror

  1. Finally, finally she understood the horror of what was really happening. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  2. Don Antolin opened his eyes in horror – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  3. Scene for scene, word for word, Julian Estcourt lived over again through the wild dread and horror of his Dream. – The Mystery of a Turkish Bath by E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita)