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Definition of Terror

Terror
Terror Ter"ror, n. [L. terror, akin to terrere to frighten, for tersere; akin to Gr. ? to flee away, dread, Skr. tras to tremble, to be afraid, Russ. triasti to shake: cf. F. terreur. Cf. Deter.] 1. Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright. Terror seized the rebel host. --Milton. 2. That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear. Those enormous terrors of the Nile. --Prior. Rulers are not a terror to good works. --Rom. xiii. 3. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats. --Shak. Note: Terror is used in the formation of compounds which are generally self-explaining: as, terror-fraught, terror-giving, terror-smitten, terror-stricken, terror-struck, and the like. King of terrors, death. --Job xviii. 14. Reign of Terror. (F. Hist.) See in Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction. Syn: Alarm; fright; consternation; dread; dismay. See Alarm.

Meaning of Terror from wikipedia

- Terror(s) or The Terror may refer to: Reign of Terror, commonly known as The Terror, a period of violence (1793–1794) after the onset of the French Revolution...
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- Terror Against Terror (Hebrew: Terror Neged Terror, "TNT") was a radical Jewish militant organization active in Israel that sponsored several attacks against...
- The Terror is an American drama anthology television series named after Dan Simmons's 2007 novel. It premiered on March 25, 2018, on AMC. The second season...
- The Reign of Terror (French: la Terreur) was a period of the French Revolution when, following the creation of the First Republic, a series of m****acres...
- The Great Purge or the Great Terror (Russian: Большой террор), also known as the Year of '37 (37-ой год, Tridtsat sedmoi god) and the Yezhovshchina ('period...
- Tower of Terror may refer to: Tower of Terror (Gold Reef City), a vertical drop roller coaster in Johannesburg, South Africa Tower of Terror II, a shuttle...
- The Red Terror (Russian: Красный террор, romanized: krasnyj terror) in Soviet Russia was a campaign of political repression and executions carried out...
- Night terror, also called sleep terror, is a sleep disorder causing feelings of panic or dread and typically occurring during the first hours of stage...
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