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terrifying

adjective

Simple Definition of terrifying

  • : causing great fear

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of terrifying

  1. 1 :  causing terror or apprehension

  2. 2 :  of a formidable nature

terrifyingly adverb

Examples of terrifying in a sentence

  1. The thought of dying alone was terrifying.

  2. <heard a terrifying noise coming from the next room>



Circa 1586

First Known Use of terrifying

circa 1586

Rhymes with terrifying



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