Definition of I shudder to think in English:

I shudder to think

phrase

  • Used to convey that something is too unpleasant to contemplate:

    ‘I shudder to think what might have happened if he hadn't woken you up’
    • ‘Where her sport would be without her I shudder to think.’
    • ‘Without her, I shudder to think what kind of mess I would have made of the evening.’
    • ‘For my part, I shuddered to think of what Wickham would consider an accomplishment.’
    • ‘Left to my own devices, I shudder to think what the results would have been.’
    • ‘What would have happened had I not locked the doors I shudder to think.’
    • ‘I shudder to think how much the weapons must now weigh.’
    • ‘I shudder to think what nations around the world would think of such an analogy.’
    • ‘I shudder to think what some of you must think about me.’
    • ‘What he meant by adaptation, I shudder to think.’
    • ‘I shudder to think of having any more anxiety attacks.’