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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ter·ror /ˈtɛrɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ter·ror n.
 1. Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright.
    Terror seized the rebel host.   --Milton.
 2. That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear.
    Those enormous terrors of the Nile.   --Prior.
    Rulers are not a terror to good works.   --Rom. xiii. 3.
    There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats.   --Shak.
 Note:Terror is used in the formation of compounds which are generally self-explaining: as, terror-fraught, terror-giving, terror-smitten, terror-stricken, terror-struck, and the like.
 King of terrors, death. --Job xviii. 14.
 Reign of Terror. French Hist. See in Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction.
 Syn: -- Alarm; fright; consternation; dread; dismay. See Alarm.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety [syn: panic]
      2: a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of
         the neighborhood" [syn: scourge, threat]
      3: a very troublesome child [syn: brat, little terror, holy