Definition of Terror-stricken
1. Adjective. Struck or filled with terror.
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Literary usage of Terror-stricken
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Victrola Book of the Opera by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1919)
"A furious storm threatens, and, terror stricken at what he has done, Dodon turns to his Queen only to find that she scorns him. ..."
2. Letters and Diary of Alan Seeger by Alan Seeger (1917)
"terror-stricken prisoners. Four days under bombardment. The German second line holds. Failure to break through. The French soldier contrasted with the ..."
3. Letters and Diary of Alan Seeger by Alan Seeger (1917)
"Occupation of the German first line trenches. terror-stricken prisoners. Four days under bombardment. The German second line holds. ..."
4. Trilby by George Du Maurier (1894)
"They remained in silence round her for several minutes, terror-stricken. The doctor came; he put his hand to her heart, his ear to her lips. ..."
5. The History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror by Charles Eugene Banks, Opie Percival Read (1906)
"... Topples Over Great Buildings—Thousands Buried in Debris—Cataclysm Comes Without Warning—Magnificent City Hall Wrecked—terror-stricken Population Rushes ..."