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Antonyms for frighteningfright·en·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrorization, terrorisation, frighteningadjective

    the act of inspiring with fear

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

    Synonyms:
    terrorization, terrorisation

  2. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terribleadjective

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

How to use frightening in a sentence?

  1. Gertrude Stein:

    Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening.

  2. Marcus Aurelius:

    Death and pain are not frightening, it’s the fear of pain and death we need to fear. Which is why we praise the poet who wrote, ‘Death is not fearful, but dying like a coward is.’

  3. Bennie Thompson:

    These rioters were organized. They were ready for a fight... they came close to succeeding, it's frightening to think about how close we were. A few inches of wood and glass. An officer turning left instead of turning right.

  4. Diana Graber:

    I guess that if baiting young girls and sharing their embarrassment via a frightening YouTube video is the best we can do when it comes to 'educating' our kids, it's better than nothing.

  5. Mark Linden:

    For parents of children who are born premature or with other medical complications, the joy of a new baby is tempered with worry, the medicalized environment in which the baby is placed in the days and weeks following delivery is unfamiliar and at times frightening for parents.

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