What is another word for terrors?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛɹəz] (IPA)

Terrors can be described using a variety of words that convey fear and anxiety. Some synonyms for terrors include dread, horror, apprehension, fright, panic, and terrorization. Each of these words has a slightly different connotation but they all evoke the feeling of being scared or terrified. Dread and horror emphasize the feeling of foreboding and unease, while apprehension suggests a fear of something that is not fully understood. Fright and panic are more immediate, describing a sudden and intense fear. Finally, terrorization is a word used to describe the act of terrorizing someone. Regardless of which synonym is used, they all describe an intense and overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.

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Usage examples for Terrors

The bright light of the day dispelled the terrors of the night; both awoke not only well rested, but refreshed in spirit.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
With these, age brings no terrors.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The goal of my single aim suddenly robbed the climb of its terrors.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Terrors

  • Biography is one of the new terrors of death.
    John Arbuthnot
  • People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.
    Max Beerbohm
  • Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors.
    Bill Forsyth
  • The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
    Brendan Francis
  • Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
    Frank Herbert

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