Need another word that means the same as “chilling”? Find 5 synonyms and 30 related words for “chilling” in this overview.
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The synonyms of “Chilling” are: scary, shivery, shuddery, cooling, temperature reduction
Chilling as a Noun
Definitions of "Chilling" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “chilling” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature.
Synonyms of "Chilling" as a noun (2 Words)
|cooling||The quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature.|
The cooling was overhead fans.
|temperature reduction||The somatic sensation of cold or heat.|
Chilling as an Adjective
Definitions of "Chilling" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “chilling” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Provoking fear terror.
- Horrifying or frightening.
Synonyms of "Chilling" as an adjective (3 Words)
|scary||Frightening; causing fear.|
A scary movie.
|shivery||Provoking fear terror.|
|shuddery||Provoking fear terror.|
Simon took a deep shuddery breath.
Usage Examples of "Chilling" as an adjective
- A chilling account of the prisoners' fate.
Associations of "Chilling" (30 Words)
|afraid||Filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement.|
I m afraid I won t be able to come.
|alarm||An alarm clock.|
This door is locked and alarmed between 11 p m and 6 a m.
|alarming||Worrying or disturbing.|
Our countryside is disappearing at an alarming rate.
|appall||Strike with disgust or revulsion.|
|dread||Causing fear or dread or terror.|
I used to have a dread of Friday afternoons.
A dreadful storm.
|fear||An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight.|
I hated him but didn t fear him any more.
|fearfulness||An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight.|
|fearsome||Frightening, especially in appearance.|
The cat mewed displaying a fearsome set of teeth.
|formidable||Inspiring fear- G.H.Johnston.|
The challenge was formidable.
I jumped up in fright.
|frighten||Drive out by frightening.|
If you say anything to him you might frighten him off.
|frightening||Causing fear or dread or terror.|
A frightening experience.
|grisly||Causing horror or disgust.|
A grisly murder.
|gruesome||Causing repulsion or horror; grisly.|
The most gruesome murder.
|haunt||Haunt like a ghost pursue.|
The bar was a favourite haunt of artists of the time.
|hideous||So extremely ugly as to be terrifying.|
The whole hideous story.
|horrific||Causing fear or dread or terror.|
Horrific conditions in the mining industry.
|horror||Something that inspires horror something horrible.|
A horror film.
|macabre||Disturbing because concerned with or causing a fear of death.|
Macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages.
|panic||Feel or cause to feel panic.|
She hit him in panic.
|petrify||Cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned from fright.|
Slogans petrify our thinking.
The event was postponed earlier this year due to the foot and mouth scare.
I m scared stiff of flying.
|scary||Uncannily striking or surprising.|
It was scary the way they bonded with each other.
|spooky||Unpredictably excitable (especially of horses.|
Some horses are more spooky by nature than others.
|terrible||Causing fear or dread or terror.|
The terrible conditions in which the ordinary people lived.
|terrify||Cause to feel extreme fear.|
The thought terrifies me.
|terrifying||Causing extreme terror.|
A terrifying wail.
He used terror to make them confess.