Definition of horror-struck in English:
(Of a person) briefly paralyzed with horror or shock.
- She stared, horror-struck, into his eyes and realised that his mind had turned.
- I backed up, horror-stricken, staring at the doorframe.
- England is considering the possibility that its World Cup dream could lie in tatters seven weeks before a ball is kicked, and a frenzied southern media is horror-struck.
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