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terror-stricken

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Stricken with terror; terrified; appalled.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective struck or filled with terror

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Examples

  • The men aloft clung to the royal yards and watched with terror-stricken faces.

    MAKE WESTING

  • Swept along half the length of an aisle by the terror-stricken women, she had broken her way back through the rout and quickly caught the light-blinded visitant in a clothes basket.

    CHAPTER XIV

  • They rushed terror-stricken to Singapore's emergency rooms, penises in hand or tied down with string, begging for help.

    Scott Mendelson, M.D.: Conversion Disorder and Mass Hysteria

  • I was so terror-stricken by this fight in the dark that I leaned against the ladder, trembling and unable to ascend.

    Chapter 14

  • They rushed terror-stricken to Singapore's emergency rooms, penises in hand or tied down with string, begging for help.

    Scott Mendelson, M.D.: Conversion Disorder and Mass Hysteria

  • They rushed terror-stricken to Singapore's emergency rooms, penises in hand or tied down with string, begging for help.

    Scott Mendelson, M.D.: Conversion Disorder and Mass Hysteria

  • The unseen ferry-boat was blowing blast after blast, and the mouth-blown horn was tooting in terror-stricken fashion.

    Chapter 1

  • Or, of course, one could take the passive-aggressive route, the one that involves women dying in hospital wards or in some terror-stricken room (ah, the good old days).

    Matthew Yglesias » Rice Slams Non-Inclusive United States

  • Though his teeth each time clipped together perilously close to the man's leg, each time he fell back to earth he had to gather himself together and run at his own top speed in order to overtake the terror-stricken man on the crazy-galloping horse.

    CHAPTER XXXVI

  • I look at the backpack, then back at him, his terror-stricken face, and I wonder.

    Angry Young Man

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