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fearsome

fear·some

fearsome

 
pronunciation:
fir sm
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing awe or fear.
The huge, aggressive dog was a fearsome beast.
similar words:
dread, dreadful, frightening, tremendous
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derivations: fearsomely (adv.), fearsomeness (n.)
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