adjective fear·some \ˈfir-səm\

: causing fear : very frightening

Full Definition of FEARSOME

a :  causing fear <a fearsome monster>
b :  intense, extreme <fearsome determination>
fear·some·ly adverb
fear·some·ness noun

Examples of FEARSOME

  1. <at night the child would always imagine that there were fearsome monsters lurking under his bed>
  2. <after working all afternoon in the hot sun, I had developed a fearsome thirst>

First Known Use of FEARSOME

FEARSOMELY Defined for Kids


adjective fear·some \ˈfir-səm\

Definition of FEARSOME for Kids

:  very frightening <a fearsome growl>


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