terror-stricken

[ter-er-strik-uh n]

adjective

overwhelmed by terror; terrified.

Nearby words

  1. territory,
  2. territory wool,
  3. terroir,
  4. terror,
  5. terror, reign of,
  6. terrorise,
  7. terrorism,
  8. terrorist,
  9. terrorize,
  10. terry

Also ter·ror-struck [ter-er-struhk] /ˈtɛr ərˌstrʌk/.

Origin of terror-stricken

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for terror-stricken

terror-stricken

terror-struck

adjective

in a state of terror
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