terrifying


terrifying

adjective

: causing great fear

Full Definition of TERRIFYING

1
:  causing terror or apprehension
2
:  of a formidable nature
ter·ri·fy·ing·ly adverb

Examples of TERRIFYING

  1. The thought of dying alone was terrifying.
  2. <heard a terrifying noise coming from the next room>

First Known Use of TERRIFYING

circa 1586

Rhymes with TERRIFYING

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