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night terrors

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Definition of night terrors in English:

plural noun

Feelings of great fear experienced on suddenly waking in the night.
Example sentences
  • The majority were asleep or unconscious, occasionally twitching and screaming in fear of the night terrors that had followed them from the waking world.
  • Tim and Maureen do as much for him - sitting up through the night to comfort him when he experiences night terrors, being attuned to his every need, being there for him - as he does for them.
  • The fourth factor dealt with night terrors and reactivity to sudden noises.

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