frightening
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfɹaɪtənɪŋ/, /ˈfɹaɪtnɪŋ/
Adjective

frightening

  1. Causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary.
    Riding the rollercoaster was a frightening experience.
  2. (figuratively) Awful, terrible, very bad.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Russian: стра́шный
  • Spanish: terrible
Verb
  1. present participle of frighten#English|frighten
    The scientist was frightening the timid children.



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