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Meaning of FRIGHTENING

Pronunciation:  fr'Ituning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  to inspire with fear
  2. [adj]  causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
 

FRIGHTENING is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: alarming, awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, horrendous, horrific, terrible, terrorisation, terrorization
 
 See Also: bullying, intimidation

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alarming, appalling, awing, browbeating, bulldozing, bullying, chilling, cowing, daunting, demoralization, deterrent, deterring, dire, disconcerting, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, disquieting, distressing, dreadful, fearful, fear-inspiring, fearsome, formidable, frightful, hair-raising, harrowing, hectoring, horrifying, intimidating, intimidation, overawing, petrifying, psychological warfare, scaring, scary, shocking, spooky, startling, terrifying, war of nerves
 

 

 

 

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