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Definition: reign of terror
reign of terror
n 1: any period of brutal suppression thought to resemble the
Reign of Terror in France
2: the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution
when thousands were executed; “the Reign of the Bourbons
ended and the Reign of Terror began” English → English (gcide)
Definition: Reign of Terror
Terror \Ter"ror\, n. [L. terror, akin to terrere to frighten,
for tersere; akin to Gr. ? to flee away, dread, Skr. tras to
tremble, to be afraid, Russ. triasti to shake: cf. F.
terreur. Cf. Deter.]
1. Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent
Terror seized the rebel host. --Milton.
2. That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear.
Those enormous terrors of the Nile. --Prior.
Rulers are not a terror to good works. --Rom. xiii.
There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats.
Note: Terror is used in the formation of compounds which are
generally self-explaining: as, terror-fraught,
terror-giving, terror-smitten, terror-stricken,
terror-struck, and the like.
King of terrors, death. --Job xviii. 14.
Reign of Terror. (French Hist.) See in Dictionary of Noted
Names in Fiction.
Syn: Alarm; fright; consternation; dread; dismay. See