from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Causing or capable of causing fear: "The Devil is a fearsome enemy” ( Jimmy Breslin).
- adj. Fearful; timid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. frightening, especially in appearance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Frightful; causing fear.
- adj. Easily frightened; timid; timorous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Causing fear; fearful; frightful; dreadful.
- Timid; apprehensive; frightened: as, “a silly, fearsome thing,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. causing fear or dread or terror
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