Definition of Terror-struck

1. Adjective. Struck or filled with terror.

Exact synonyms: Terror-stricken
Similar to: Afraid



Lexicographical Neighbors of Terror-struck

territorialized
territorializes
territorializing
territorially
territorials
territoried
territories
territory
territs
terroir
terroirist
terroirists
terroirs
terror
terror-stricken
terror-struck (current term)
terror bird
terrorchid
terrorchids
terrorcore
terrorisation
terrorise
terrorised
terroriser
terrorisers
terrorises
terrorising
terrorism
terrorisms
terrorist

Literary usage of Terror-struck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Her terror-struck companions swiftly throng Around her, and uplift their sinking Queen. ... terrorstruck ..."

2. The Life, Times, and Correspondence of the Right Rev. Dr. Doyle, Bishop of by William John Fitzpatrick (1861)
"I showed him Dr. Doyle's appeal, and he gave me ten shillings for the Chapel " The Irish absentees seemed terror struck at the idea of the Repeal of the ..."

3. History of the French Revolution by David Wemyss Jobson (1853)
"The terror-struck monarch was then informed of his detection, and in vain 1791. attempted to deny his identity. His queen, with more spirit, finding denial ..."

4. Lafayette, Louis-Philippe, and the revolution of 1830; or, History of the by Bernard Sarrans (1832)
"Continuation of the preceding—The cholera breaks out—The deputies are terror-struck—Last acts of the session—The most important laws voted without ..."

5. Ireland: Historical and Statistical by George Lewis Smyth (1847)
"If conscience-struck had been coupled with terror-struck, a more correct explanation would perhaps have been given of the panic. The dread of Irish cruelty ..."

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