Definition of terror
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1.
LEM
terror, terrōris
2 TER-
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. great fear, affright, dread, alarm, terror, panic
  2. an object of fear, cause of alarm, terror, dread
  3. frightful reports, terrible news
  4. [of eloquence] tremendous power
Abbreviations
terror ōris, m 2 TER-, great fear, affright, dread, alarm, terror, panic: iniecto terrore mortis: homines terrore repellere: hostibus terrorem inferre, Cs.: reddit inlatum antea terrorem, L.: qui modo terrori fuerant, L.: tantus repente terror invasit, ut, etc., Cs.: sic terrore oblato a ducibus, Cs.: tantumque terrorem incussere patribus, ut, etc., L.: si tantus habet mentīs et pectora terror, V.: ingentem Galli terrorem memoriā pristinae cladis attulerant, L.: arcanus, secret dread, Ta.: totius anni fructus uno belli terrore amittitur, apprehension of war: externus, i. e. dread of foreign enemies, L.: servilis, dread of the slaves, L.

—An object of fear, cause of alarm, terror, dread: duobus huius urbis terroribus depulsis: caelestes maritimique terrores, frightful occurrences, L.: ingens hostium (i. e. chariots armed with scythes), Cu.

—Frightful reports, terrible news: non mediocres terrores iacit: miros terrores ad me attulit, bugbears: Romam tanti terrores erant adlati, ut, etc., L.

—Of eloquence, tremendous power: (Periclis) vis dicendi terrorque.
 
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