Adjective "Terror" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Terror


    Definition:

    noun

    1. intense, sharp, overmastering fear: to be frantic with terror.

    2. an instance or cause of intense fear or anxiety; quality of causing terror: to be a terror to evildoers.

    3. any period of frightful violence or bloodshed likened to the Reign of Terror in France.

    4. violence or threats of violence used for intimidation or coercion; terrorism.

    5. Informal. a person or thing that is especially annoying or unpleasant.