Synonyms for frightening

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrorization, terrorisation, frightening(adj)

    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, terrible(adj)

    causing fear or dread or terror

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

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