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1. terror

noun. ['ˈtɛrɝ'] an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.

Synonyms

  • affright
  • panic
  • fright
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • male
  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • terreur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Terror

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  • bearer

Example sentences of the word terror


1. Noun, singular or mass
Give the older cat places to hide from the new terror.

Quotes containing the word terror


1. If a work of art is rich and vital and complete, those who have artistic instincts will see its beauty, and those to whom ethics appeal more strongly than aesthetics will see its moral lesson. It will fill the cowardly with terror, and the unclean will see in it their own shame.
- Oscar Wilde

2. I like to deal with EVERY aspect of our condition, and that means terror and humor in equal mix. Some books have more room for humor than others.
- Dean Koontz

3. Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.
- Donna Tartt, The Secret History

2. terror-struck

adjective. struck or filled with terror.

Synonyms

  • terror-stricken

Antonyms

  • bold
  • brave

3. terror-stricken

adjective. struck or filled with terror.

Synonyms

  • afraid

Antonyms

  • bold
  • brave

4. terror

noun. ['ˈtɛrɝ'] a person who inspires fear or dread.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • scourge
  • soul
  • threat
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • partisan
  • leader
  • member
  • good guy

Etymology

  • terreur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. terror

noun. ['ˈtɛrɝ'] the use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons).

Synonyms

  • coercion
  • terrorism
  • act of terrorism

Antonyms

  • idle
  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • terreur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. terror

noun. ['ˈtɛrɝ'] a very troublesome child.

Synonyms

  • imp
  • rascal
  • rapscallion
  • scamp
  • little terror
  • brat
  • holy terror
  • scalawag
  • monkey

Antonyms

  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person
  • follower

Etymology

  • terreur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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