Definitions for terror

Definitions for (noun) terror

Main entry: terror

Definition: the use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons)

Usage: he used terror to make them confess

Main entry: affright, terror, panic

Definition: an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

Main entry: terror, little terror, brat, holy terror

Definition: a very troublesome child

Main entry: terror, threat, scourge

Definition: a person who inspires fear or dread

Usage: he was the terror of the neighborhood

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