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 ?
Attracted by the horses, lions roared about the boma, and to their hideous din was added the shrill neighs of the terror-stricken beasts they hunted.
Noiseless as the fellow's shadow, the ape-man raced after the terror-stricken black.
I was terror-stricken, my voice stuck in my throat, and I was in the deepest distress; nevertheless I summoned up my strength as well as I could, and in a trembling and piteous voice I addressed such words to him as induced him to stay the infliction of a punishment so severe.
Then his face showed extreme fatigue and he looked at us out of terror-stricken eyes.
Whether he noticed the look of terror with which Pierre regarded that lifeless arm, or whether some other thought flitted across his dying brain, at any rate he glanced at the refractory arm, at Pierre's terror-stricken face, and again at the arm, and on his face a feeble, piteous smile appeared, quite out of keeping with his features, that seemed to deride his own helplessness.