Synonyms of horror in English:

horror


See definition of horror

noun

1‘children screamed in horror’

SYNONYMS

terror, fear, fear and trembling, fearfulness, fright, alarm, panic, dread, trepidation

ANTONYMS

delight

2‘to her horror she found that a thief had stolen the machine’

SYNONYMS

dismay, consternation, perturbation, alarm, distress

disgust, outrage, shock

ANTONYMS

satisfaction

3‘photographs showed the horror of the tragedy’

SYNONYMS

awfulness, frightfulness, cruelty, savagery, gruesomeness, ghastliness, hideousness

atrocity, outrage, crime, barbarity

4‘that little horror Zach was around’

SYNONYMS

rascal, devil, imp, monkey, scamp

terror, holy terror, scallywag

British perisher

Northern English tyke, scallion

North American varmint, hellion

archaic scapegrace, rapscallion


Phrases

    have a horror of

      ‘Laura had a horror of pubs’

      SYNONYMS

      hate, detest, loathe, greatly dislike, have a strong aversion to, abhor, abominate, be unable to bear, be unable to stand

      ANTONYMS

      love