horror

英 ['hɒrə] 美 ['hɔrɚ]
  • n. 惊骇;惨状;极端厌恶;令人恐怖的事物
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horror 厌恶,恐惧

来自拉丁语horrere,因恐惧而毛发竖立,颤抖,来自PIE*ghers,竖立的毛发,硬毛,词源同hair.引申词义厌恶,恐惧。

horror (n.)
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.
1. Somehow he tells these stories without a note of horror.
不知为什么他讲这些故事时一点都不害怕。

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2. Reggie reacted with the same affronted horror Midge had felt.
雷吉的反应是又羞愤又害怕,和米奇的感觉一样。

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3. When she saw him, she let out a cry of horror.
她看见他时吓得大叫一声。

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4. This novel is not science fiction, nor is it Gothic horror.
这本小说既非科幻小说亦非哥特派恐怖小说。

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5. The media is full of shock-horror headlines about under-age crime.
媒体上充斥着各种关于未成年人犯罪的骇人听闻的新闻标题。

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