Associations to the word «Terror»


TERROR, noun. (uncountable) Intense dread, fright, or fear.
TERROR, noun. (countable) Specific instance of being intensely terrified.
TERROR, noun. (uncountable) The action or quality of causing dread; terribleness, especially such qualities in narrative fiction.
TERROR, noun. (countable) Something or someone that causes such fear.
TERROR BIRD, noun. A prehistoric bird, the phorusrhacid.
TERROR BIRDS, noun. Plural of terror bird

Dictionary definition

TERROR, noun. An overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.
TERROR, noun. A person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood".
TERROR, noun. A very troublesome child.
TERROR, noun. The use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons); "he used terror to make them confess".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.