Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “terror”

terror

noun [U]     /ˈterər/
B2 a feeling of being very frightened : There was a look of terror on his face . → See also reign of terrorFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
(Definition of terror noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “terror” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

familiarity

a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More