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From the same meaning of the word HORROR and to be used in placement of the word horror for a situation that grammatically would not work for the word 'horror'.

Note on 'ish' meaning: A word ending that indicates like, somewhat, relating to or from. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Normal example with the use of horror (noun) in a sentence and the sentence with the word 'horrorish' are compared from the dictionary uses.

Situation 1: an overwhelming and painful feeling caused by something frightfully shocking, terrifying, or revolting; a shuddering fear

Normal 1: "To shrink back from a mutilated corpse in horror."
Horrorish 1: "To shrink back from a mutilated corpse is horrorish."

Situation 2: anything that causes such a feeling

Normal 2: Killing, looting, and other horrors of war.

Horrorish 2: Killing, looting, and other horrorish acts of war.

Situation 3: such a feeling as a quality or condition:
Normal 3: to have known the horror of slow starvation.
Horrorish 3: to have known the horrorish aspects of slow starvation.

Situation 4: a strong aversion; abhorrence
Normal 4: to have a horror of emotional outbursts.
Horrorish 4: to have horrorish emotional outbursts.

Note 2: This is a method to shorten the original sentence when using the word 'horror'.

Situation 5 Definition: Informal. something considered bad or tasteless.
Normal 5 Example: That wallpaper is a horror. The party was a horror.
Horrorish 4 Example: That wallpaper is horrorish. The party was horrorish.

Abstract discussion example for expansion of uses: "I did not know about the Rolls Royce Wraith nor the Phantom and Ghost. Why did they make all their names so horrorish?
by Snake Baba September 11, 2013
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