Terror

Terror

Terror is a state of fear, an overwhelming sense of imminent danger.
*Horror and terror

Terror may also refer to:;In popular culture
*"The Terror" (1963 film), a 1963 horror film directed by Roger Corman
*"The Terror" (novel), a 2007 novel by Dan Simmons
*Terror (band), an American band from California
*"Terror", a song by My Ruin from their 1999 album "Speak and Destroy"

;In comics
*Terror (New England Comics), a supervillain from "The Tick" comic books, cartoon, and live-action TV series
*"Terror Inc.", a 1992 Marvel Comics series
*Terror (Marvel Comics), the fictional Marvel Comics character of the 1940's

;In history
*Reign of Terror, a period of extreme violence, 1793 - 1794, during the French Revolution
**The last weeks of the Reign of Terror are sometimes referred to as the "Red Terror" or "Great Terror"; see below for other uses of those terms.
*Red Terror, a campaign of repression and violence by Bolsheviks in Soviet Russia 1918 - 1922
*White Terror, acts of violence by reactionary groups as part of a counter-revolution
**The White Terror (France), two similar movements against the French Revolution 1794 - 1795
*Great Terror, another name for the Great Purge, campaigns of repression and persecution in the Soviet Union during the late 1930s

;In naval ships
*Spanish destroyer "Terror", a ship that fought in the Spanish-American War
*HMS "Terror" (disambiguation), nine ships of the Royal Navy
*USS "Terror" (disambiguation), three ships of the United States Navy

;Other uses
*Green terror, a tropical freshwater fish
*Night terror, a sleep disorder
*Mount Terror (disambiguation), two mountains
* Terror, the mascot for Appleton West High School

ee also

*Terrorism
*Terrorist (disambiguation)


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  • Terror — Terror …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Terror — Ter ror, n. [L. terror, akin to terrere to frighten, for tersere; akin to Gr. ? to flee away, dread, Skr. tras to tremble, to be afraid, Russ. triasti to shake: cf. F. terreur. Cf. {Deter}.] 1. Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • terror — sustantivo masculino 1. Miedo intenso: Le tiene terror a volar. Mi madre le tiene terror a los reptiles. Sinónimo: pánico, pavor. 2. Aquello que produce un miedo intenso: Ese perro era el terror de la vecindad. 3. Género literario o… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • terror — terror, una de terror (miedo) s. película, historia de terror, de miedo. ❙ «...Alien, una de terror cósmico...» El Mundo, 15.3.96. ❙ «Una película sobre apariciones sobrenaturales ni una de terror ni un western...» El Mundo, 13.4.96. ❙ ▄▀ «Esta… …   Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • terror — late 14c., great fear, from O.Fr. terreur (14c.), from L. terrorem (nom. terror) great fear, dread, from terrere fill with fear, frighten, from PIE root *tre shake (see TERRIBLE (Cf. terrible)). Meaning quality of causing dread is attested from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • terror — ter·ror n: an intense fear of physical injury or death inflict terror by forced entry or unlawful assembly; also: the infliction of such fear an act of terror Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Terror — Основная информация Жанры Хардкор панк, металкор …   Википедия

  • terror — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. terrororze, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} stosowanie przemocy, gwałtu, okrucieństwa w celu zastraszenia, zniszczenia przeciwnika : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Stosować terror. Zastraszyć terrorem. Akt terroru. Siać… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • terror — (Del lat. terror, ōris). 1. m. Miedo muy intenso. 2. Persona o cosa que produce terror. U. t. en sent. fest. De joven era el terror de las chicas del barrio. 3. Método expeditivo de justicia revolucionaria y contrarrevolucionaria. 4. por antonom …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • terror — ► NOUN 1) extreme fear. 2) a cause of terror. 3) the use of terror to intimidate people. 4) (also holy terror) informal a person causing trouble or annoyance. ORIGIN Latin, from terrere frighten …   English terms dictionary


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