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Terror vs. Horror

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Terrornoun

Intense dread, fright, or fear.

Horrornoun

An intense distressing emotion of fear or repugnance.

Terrornoun

(uncountable) The action or quality of causing dread; terribleness, especially such qualities in narrative fiction.

Horrornoun

(countable) An intense dislike or aversion; an abhorrence.

Terrornoun

(countable) Something or someone that causes such fear.

Horrornoun

(uncountable) A genre of fiction meant to evoke a feeling of fear and suspense.

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Terrornoun

(uncountable) terrorism

‘a terror attack; the War on Terror’;

Horrornoun

Something horrible; that which excites horror.

‘I saw many horrors during the war.’;

Terrornoun

Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright.

‘Terror seized the rebel host.’;

Horrornoun

(colloquial) A nasty or ill-behaved person; a rascal or terror.

‘The neighbour's kids are a pack of little horrors!’;

Terrornoun

That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear.

‘Those enormous terrors of the Nile.’; ‘Rulers are not a terror to good works.’; ‘There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats.’;

Horrornoun

(informal) An intense anxiety or a nervous depression; often the horrors.

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Terrornoun

an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

Horrornoun

A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement.

‘Such fresh horror as you see driven through the wrinkled waves.’;

Terrornoun

a person who inspires fear or dread;

‘he was the terror of the neighborhood’;

Horrornoun

A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medical writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more marked than an algor.

Terrornoun

a very troublesome child

Horrornoun

A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking.

‘How could this, in the sight of heaven, without horrors of conscience be uttered?’;

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Terrornoun

extreme fear

‘she had a terror of darkness’; ‘people fled in terror’;

Horrornoun

That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.

‘Breathes a browner horror on the woods.’;

Terrornoun

the use of extreme fear to intimidate people

‘weapons of terror’;

Horrornoun

intense and profound fear

Terrornoun

terrorism

‘a terror attack’; ‘a terror suspect’;

Horrornoun

something that inspires horror; something horrible;

‘the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him’;

Terrornoun

a person or thing that causes extreme fear

‘his delivery is the terror of even world-class batsmen’;

Horrornoun

intense aversion

Terrornoun

the period of the French Revolution between mid 1793 and July 1794 when the ruling Jacobin faction, dominated by Robespierre, ruthlessly executed anyone considered a threat to their regime.

Terrornoun

a person, especially a child, that causes trouble or annoyance.

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