Horrify vs Unnerve - What's the difference?

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Horrify is a related term of unnerve.


As verbs the difference between horrify and unnerve

is that horrify is to cause to feel extreme apprehension or unease; to cause to experience horror while unnerve is to deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.

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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    unnerve

    English

    Verb

    (unnerv)
  • To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.
  • to unnerve the arm
  • To upset.
  • I was greatly unnerved by this.

    Derived terms

    * unnervingly