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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) may refer to: Fear, a feeling induced by perceived danger or threat Terror (politics), a policy of political repression and violence Terrorism...
- The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is an international military campaign launched by the United States government after the...
- The Terror is an American horror drama anthology television series. The series is named after Dan Simmons's 2007 novel, which serves as the basis for the...
- Terror management theory (TMT) is both a social and evolutionary psychology theory originally proposed by Jeff Greenberg, Sheldon Solomon, and Tom Pyszczynski...
- Night terror, also known as sleep terror, is a sleep disorder causing feelings of panic or dread typically occurring during the first hours of stage 3–4...
- The Terror is a 2007 novel by American author Dan Simmons. It is a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin's lost expedition of HMS Erebus and...
- The Reign of Terror, or The Terror (French: la Terreur), refers to a period during the French Revolution after the First French Republic was established...
- HMS Terror was a specialized warship and a newly developed bomb vessel constructed for the Royal Navy in 1813. She parti****ted in several battles of the...
- white Americans White Terror may refer to: First White Terror (1794–1795), a movement against the French Revolution Second White Terror (1815), a movement...
- Planet Terror is a 2007 American independent zombie action comedy film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez and starring Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez...
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