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The synonyms of “Terrifying” are: terrific
Terrifying as an Adjective
Definitions of "Terrifying" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “terrifying” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Causing extreme fear.
- Causing extreme terror.
Synonyms of "Terrifying" as an adjective (1 Word)
|terrific||Causing extreme terror.|
There was a terrific bang.
Usage Examples of "Terrifying" as an adjective
- A terrifying wail.
- The terrifying events of the past few weeks.
Associations of "Terrifying" (30 Words)
|afraid||Feeling fear or anxiety; frightened.|
I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict.
|alarming||Frightening because of an awareness of danger.|
Our countryside is disappearing at an alarming rate.
|appall||Strike with disgust or revulsion.|
|chilling||Provoking fear terror.|
A chilling account of the prisoners fate.
|claustrophobia||Extreme or irrational fear of confined places.|
The small stuffy room had begun to give him claustrophobia.
|dread||Causing fear or dread or terror.|
The band appeals to dreads and baldheads alike.
|dreadful||Exceptionally bad or displeasing.|
There s been a dreadful accident.
|fear||Be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement.|
I fear she might get aggressive.
|fearful||Causing or likely to cause people to be afraid; horrifying.|
Fearful slum conditions.
|fearfulness||The trait of being afraid.|
|fearsome||Causing fear or dread or terror.|
The cat mewed displaying a fearsome set of teeth.
|formidable||Extremely impressive in strength or excellence.|
The formidable prospect of major surgery.
Ghosts could never affright her.
|frighten||Drive out by frightening.|
At his age I guess he doesn t frighten any more.
|frightening||The act of inspiring with fear.|
A frightening experience.
|frightful||Provoking horror- Winston Churchill.|
A frightful mistake.
The whole hideous story.
|horrific||Causing fear or dread or terror.|
|horror||Something that inspires horror something horrible.|
Many have a horror of consulting a dictionary.
|macabre||Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror.|
A macabre series of murders.
|panic||Cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic.|
The crowd panicked and stampeded for the exit.
|petrify||Change into stone.|
Slogans petrify our thinking.
Recent food scares have made the public rightly sensitive to new apparently untested technologies.
I was scared that people were going to take pictures of me.
|scary||Uncannily striking or surprising.|
A scary movie.
|spooky||Sinister or ghostly in a way that causes fear and unease.|
Some horses are more spooky by nature than others.
|terrible||Extremely unpleasant or disagreeable.|
The weather was terrible.
|terrify||Cause to feel extreme fear.|
She was terrified he would drop her.
Weapons of terror.
|worry||Be concerned with.|
I began to worry whether I had done the right thing.