Synonyms and Antonyms of giving one the creeps
to strike with fear
- A noise in the basement gave them the creeps.
affrighting, alarming (also alaruming), frightening, frighting, horrifying, panicking, scarifying, scaring, shocking, spooking, startling, terrifying, terrorizing
appalling, bowling over, dismaying, flooring, jolting, shaking, shaking up
amazing, astounding, awing
chilling, daunting, demoralizing, dispiriting, emasculating, psyching (out), undoing, unmanning, unnerving, unstringing
discomforting, discomposing, disconcerting, disquieting, distracting, distressing, disturbing, perturbing, unsettling, upsetting, worrying