horrifying

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

horrifying

  1. Present participle of horrify.

Adjective[edit]

horrifying (comparative more horrifying, superlative most horrifying)

  1. Tending to inspire horror; that horrifies; horrific.
    • 2009: Stuart Heritage, Hecklerspray, Friday the 22nd of May in 2009 at 1 o’clock p.m., “Jon & Kate Latest: People You Don’t Know Do Crap You Don’t Care About
      Jon & Kate Plus 8 is a show based on two facts: 1) Jon and Kate Gosselin have eight children, and 2) the word ‘Kate’ rhymes with the word ‘eight’. One suspects that if Kate were ever to have another child, a shady network executive would urge her to put it in a binbag with a brick and drop it down a well. But this is just a horrifying tangent.