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Definition of Terror

Terror

  1. Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright.
  2. That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear.

Terror Quotations

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Kurt Vonnegut

Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
Joseph Conrad

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
Winston Churchill

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
Maimonides

On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America.
George W. Bush
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Terror Translations

terror in Dutch is terreur, schrikbewind
terror in Finnish is kauhu
terror in French is terreur, effroi
terror in German is Schrecken
terror in Latin is formidilosus, terror
terror in Spanish is terror