Horrify vs Dishearten - What's the difference?

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Horrify is a related term of dishearten.


As verbs the difference between horrify and dishearten

is that horrify is to cause to feel extreme apprehension or unease; to cause to experience horror while dishearten is to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage.

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horrify

English

Verb

  • 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.

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    dishearten

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage.
  • Synonyms

    * (to discourage) discourage

    Antonyms

    * (to discourage) hearten English words with consonant pseudo-digraphs