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Meaning of TERROR

Pronunciation:  'terur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
  2. [n]  a very troublesome child
  3. [n]  a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"

TERROR is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: brat, holy terror, little terror, panic, scourge, threat
 See Also: fear, fearfulness, fright, human, imp, individual, monkey, mortal, person, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, scamp, somebody, someone, soul



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

         There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats.

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

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in terror, represents your lost of trust in others.