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night terror

noun night ter·ror \-ˈter-ər\

Definition of NIGHT TERROR

:  a sudden awakening in dazed terror that occurs in children during slow-wave sleep, is often preceded by a sudden shrill cry uttered in sleep, and is not remembered when the child awakes—usually used in plural; called also pavor nocturnus
March 26, 2015
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