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Synonyms for terrifying
ter·ri·fy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrific, terrifyingadjective

    causing extreme terror

    "a terrifying wail"

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

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1450grand
#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. Aaron McQ:

    It's like waking up every morning in quicksand, it's terrifying.

  2. Christophe Snoeck:

    It was extremely exciting and terrifying at the same time, in a way, it was like giving them a new life.

  3. Beverly Tillery:

    Every week, there is another news event that is equally triggering and terrifying, that leaves people not knowing where they can be safe. They are left with an uncertain future in this country, when you dehumanize people and try to erase them completely from existence, it emboldens those who hate this community, and no one is really stopping them, aside from the community rising up.

  4. Zhang Jing:

    It is terrifying. The vaccines are faulty, the food is faulty... and right now even the security is problematic.

  5. Jennifer Alvarez:

    She's going off to college.  There's going to be parties. She's going to get invited out to a bar or out to a club, and it's terrifying.


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