night terror

  1. an emotional episode (usually in young children) in which the person awakens in terror with feelings of anxiety and fear but is unable to remember any incident that might have provoked those feelings
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How To Use night terror In A Sentence

  • It should not be confused with night terrors or panics, in which a child becomes acutely agitated and terror-struck at night, appearing to be awake while in fact asleep and unable to be woken.
  • At the initial interview, I found out that he also strongly feared the dark, had a history of night terrors and bed-wetting, and sometimes burst out in a violent temper.
  • And there are stranger things than these, -- fragments of spiced and bituminized humanity to be shown to visitors who are not nervous, nor given to midnight terrors. The Arena Volume 4, No. 21, August, 1891
  • Children in detention exhibited symptoms including bed-wetting, sleep walking and night terrors.
  • They exhibited symptoms of bed-wetting, sleep walking and night terrors.
  • He obtained a variety of employments but continued to suffer flashbacks and night terrors and to drink heavily.
  • Other surveys have found that children with nocturnal enuresis are more subject to ‘confused awakenings,’ such as night terrors or sleepwalking, than children who do not wet the bed.
  • These people are actually asleep, but they suffer conditions called parasomnia, disorders that frequently interfere with sleep, like sleepwalking or night terror. CNN Transcript Mar 23, 2006
  • The day holding a pro-Bush party in Georgia can be compared to doing so in Berkeley, is something which should give Bush factorum Karl Rove night terrors. Archive 2004-07-01
  • Night terrors or persistent recurring bad dreams, physiological illnesses, or persistent tics may warrant professional intervention.
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