Afraid vs Horrify - What's the difference?
As an adjective afraid
is impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear.
As a verb horrify is
to cause to feel extreme apprehension or unease; to cause to experience horror.
Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear.
- He is afraid of death.
- He is afraid to die.
(colloquial) regretful, sorry
- He is afraid that he will die.
- I am afraid I can not help you in this matter .
* (term) expresses a lesser degree of fear than (terrified) or (frightened). It is often followed by the preposition (term) and the object of fear, or by an infinitive, or by a dependent clause, as shown in the examples above.
* (Impressed with fear or apprehension) afeared, alarmed, anxious, apprehensive, fearful, timid, timorous
* (Regretful) sorry
* See also
* I'm afraid not
* I'm afraid so
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