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Definitions of terror

  1. a very troublesome child Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Extreme fear; fright; that which, causes extreme fear. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Extreme fear: an object of fear or dread. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Extreme fear. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Extreme fear; violent fear that agitates the body and mind; that which may excite dread. King of terrors, death. Reign of terror, the bloodiest period of the French Revolution, from April 1793 to July 1794. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Great fear; alarm that agitates the body and mind; dread; consternation; the cause of extreme fear. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for terror

  1. She remained as if in terror pointing. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  2. Can she be such a terror – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells