sceler-, scelero- +

(Latin: wickedness, bad, evil deed, crime)

pavor sceleris
The fear of "bad men"; such as burglars, kidnapers, etc.
A villain or a criminal.
1. A descriptive term for wickedness or being villainous.
2. A wicked person; a villain; a criminal.
An excessive fear of bad men or the fear of being attacked and harmed by wicked people; such as, burglars and robbers.
Wicked; villainous.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning "bad, wrong": caco-, kako-; dys-; mal-; mis-; pessim-.