frightening synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term frightening:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrorization, terrorisation, frighteningadjective

    the act of inspiring with fear

    Synonyms:
    terrorization, frightening, terrorisation

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

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

    causing fear or dread or terror

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

terrifying, scary, appalling, alarming, horrifying, creepy, chilling, terrible, fearsome, dreadful, horrific, daunting, frightful, spooky, shocking, horrendous, horrible, fearful, worrying



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