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

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia