1. [syn: panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Terrify \Ter"ri*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Terrified; p. pr. &
vb. n. Terrifying.] [L. terrere to frighten + -fy: cf. F.
terrifier, L. terrificare. See Terrific, and -fy.]
1. To make terrible. [Obs.]
If the law, instead of aggravating and terrifying
sin, shall give out license, it foils itself.
2. To alarm or shock with fear; to frighten.
When ye shall hear of wars . . . be not terrified.
--Luke xxi. 9.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation;
"became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked
before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-
stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted" [syn:
panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
41 Moby Thesaurus words for "terrified":
aghast, anxious, appalled, ashen, astounded, awed, awestricken,
awestruck, blanched, cowed, deadly pale, fearful, frightened,
frozen, gray with fear, horrified, horror-struck, intimidated,
pale as death, pallid, paralyzed, petrified, scared, scared stiff,
scared to death, scary, shocked, stunned, stupefied, terror-crazed,
terror-haunted, terror-ridden, terror-riven, terror-shaken,
terror-smitten, terror-struck, terror-troubled, undone, unmanned,