- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||causing or capable of causing fright or anxiety; scary; fearsome.
The tiger can be a frightening creature.The robbery was a frightening experience for all the bank employees.The idea of these extremists coming into power is frightening to me.
- disturbing, fearsome, scary, worrisome
- comforting, soothing
- similar words:
- dreadful, horrifying, terrifying