Horrify is a related term of disgust.
As verbs the difference between horrify and disgust
is that horrify
is to cause to feel extreme apprehension or unease; to cause to experience horror while disgust
is to cause an intense dislike for something.
As a noun disgust is
an intense dislike or loathing someone feels for something bad or nasty.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To cause to feel extreme apprehension or unease; to cause to experience horror.
- The haunted house was horrifying , from one room to the next I felt more and more like I wasn’t going to survive.
* See also
To cause an intense dislike for something.
* 1874 , (Marcus Clarke), (For the Term of His Natural Life) Chapter V
- It disgusts me, to see her chew with her mouth open.
- It is impossible to convey, in words, any idea of the hideous phantasmagoria of shifting limbs and faces which moved through the evil-smelling twilight of this terrible prison-house. Callot might have drawn it, Dante might have suggested it, but a minute attempt to describe its horrors would but disgust . There are depths in humanity which one cannot explore, as there are mephitic caverns into which one dare not penetrate.
An intense dislike or loathing someone feels for something bad or nasty.
- With an air of disgust , she stormed out of the room.