HyperDic: terror

English > 4 senses of the word terror:
NOUNfeelingterror, panic, affrightan overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
person terror, scourge, threata person who inspires fear or dread
person terror, brat, little terror, holy terrora very troublesome child
actterrorthe use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons)
terror > pronunciation
Soundsteh'rer
Rhymesadmirer ... wearer: 25 rhymes with rer...
English > terror: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.
Synonymspanic, affright
NarrowerswivetA panic or extreme discomposure
Broaderfear, fearfulness, frightAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Spanishhorror, pánico, terror
Catalanhorror, pànic, terror
Nounsterrorista radical who employs terror as a political weapon
Verbsterrify, terrorize, terrorisefill with terror
terrorize, terrorisecoerce by violence or with threats / threats
English > terror: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who inspires fear or dread.
Example"he was the terror of the neighborhood"
Synonymsscourge, threat
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishamenaza, azote, terror
Catalanamenaça, terror
Nounsterrorista radical who employs terror as a political weapon
English > terror: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA very troublesome child.
Synonymsbrat, little terror, holy terror
Broaderimp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywagOne who is playfully mischievous
Spanishdiablillo, diablo
Catalandiable, dimoni
English > terror: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons).
Example"he used terror to make them confess"
Narrowerterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
BroadercoercionThe act of compelling by force of authority
Spanishterror
Catalanterror

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