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ter·ri·fy·ing

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  1. terrific, terrifyingadjective

    causing extreme terror

    "a terrifying wail"

    Synonyms:
    wondrous, tremendous, terrific, howling(a), wonderful, marvellous, fantastic, marvelous, rattling(a), grand

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. super scaryadjective

    it was terrifying to see him like that

    Submitted by cadenshouey on March 25, 2023  

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#2767wonderful
#4089fantastic
#6918terrible
#8709horrible
#8774tremendous
#9392scary
#9775awful
#12244terrific
#14061shocking
#19151marvelous
#19357creepy
#20756frightening
#21332chilling
#22594daunting
#23190dreadful
#25388terrifying
#26052horrific
#29587marvellous
#29891appalling
#31123wondrous
#38864horrendous
#39885horrifying
#51495fearsome

How to use terrifying in a sentence?

  1. Denise Speller:

    And I ran back to my desk and grabbed a bunch of keys and fumbled at the door trying to find one to lock it. ... As I was doing that, I was seeing the police commotion outside, police running everywhere, ducking behind cars with guns. it was terrifying.

  2. Victor Hugo:

    Should we continue to look upwards Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will presently be extinguished The ideal is terrifying to behold, lost as it is in the depths, small, isolated, a pin-point, brilliant but threatened on all sides by the dark forces that surround it nevertheless, no more in danger than a star in the jaws of the clouds. (Les Miserables)

  3. Steven Taylor:

    The people who need these medicines have been through significant trials and tribulations to get to the point where they need these medicines, and to all of a sudden have a shortage is terrifying for a lot of people. it isn't easy to switch drugs, especially when you're on a serious drug like Actemra.

  4. Jennifer Grey:

    It’s very hard to describe when you have a near-death experience and are present for the death of other people, being alone on a country road in the middle of nowhere with nobody else around or conscious was pretty terrifying… It led to so many other things in my life.

  5. Kevin Marino:

    In attempting to justify Mr. Frascatore’s indefensible conduct by reference to the risks and rigors of police work, Mr. Lynch badly disserves himself and the many honorable officers he is sworn to represent, nothing about Mr. Frascatore’s terrifying interaction with James Blake bore any resemblance to due process of law.


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