Synonyms of terror in English:


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1‘Ruth screamed in terror’

extreme fear, dread, horror, fear and trembling, fright, trepidation, alarm, panic, shock
informal funk

2‘she plunged into everyday activity to save herself from the terrors of her own mind’

demon, fiend, devil, monster
horror, nightmare

3‘he turned out to be a right little terror’

rascal, devil, imp, monkey, wretch, scamp, mischief-maker, troublemaker
informal horror, holy terror
British informal perisher
Irish informal spalpeen
Northern English informal tyke, scally
North American informal varmint, hellion
archaic scapegrace, rapscallion