terror-stricken


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terror-stricken

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terror-struck

adj
in a state of terror
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.terror-stricken - struck or filled with terror
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"
Translations

terror-stricken

[ˈterəˌstrɪkən] terror-struck [ˈterəˌstrʌk] ADJaterrorizado

terror-stricken

adjstarr vor Schreck(en)

terror-stricken

[ˈtɛrəˌstrɪkn] adjterrorizzato/a, atterrito/a

terror

(ˈterə) noun
1. very great fear. She screamed with/in terror; She has a terror of spiders.
2. something which makes one very afraid. The terrors of war.
3. a troublesome person, especially a child. That child is a real terror!
ˈterrorism noun
the actions or methods of terrorists. international terrorism.
ˈterrorist noun
a person who tries to frighten people or governments into doing what he/she wants by using or threatening violence. The plane was hijacked by terrorists; (also adjective) terrorist activities.
ˈterrorize, ˈterrorise verb
to make very frightened by using or threatening violence. A lion escaped from the zoo and terrorized the whole town.
ˌterroriˈzation, ˌterroriˈsation noun
ˈterror-stricken adjective
feeling very great fear. The children were terror-stricken.
References in classic literature ?
She tried to rush forward, but her feet seemed to have no strength in them, and for a second, she could only stand motionless, staring with a terror-stricken face at the little blue hood above the black water.
Bewildered and terror-stricken by the similarity of this death to a former one, which was attended with such disastrous consequences to Clifford, they have had no idea but of removing themselves from the scene.
Gabriel called off the terror-stricken crew from the further hunting of the whale.
He looked more like his father every hour, Elzbieta would say, and said it many times a day, because she saw that it pleased Jurgis; the poor little terror-stricken woman was planning all day and all night to soothe the prisoned giant who was intrusted to her care.
I asked him, terror-stricken, leaning on the arm he held out to support me:
Terror-stricken, she said hastily, "There is not the least use in bothering me; I will tell you nothing to-day.
Besides, he had convinced himself that he had been the victim of a terror-stricken imagination, and looked back now on his fears with something of pity and not a little of contempt.