Definitions

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  • adj. Causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary.
  • adj. Awful, terrible, very bad.
  • v. Present participle of frighten.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of inspiring with fear
  • adj. causing fear or dread or terror

Etymologies

frighten +‎ -ing. (Wiktionary)

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