What does the word horror mean?

Usage examples for horror

  1. Then he said: " Do not speak to me yet; let me bear the horror alone. – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  2. But not that it has been a horror- a mistake. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  3. Craig started back in horror and surprise. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve