What does fearsome mean?

Definitions for fearsomeˈfɪər səm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible(adj)

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"


  1. fearsome(Adjective)

    frightening, especially in appearance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fearsome(adj)

    frightful; causing fear

  2. Fearsome(adj)

    easily frightened; timid; timorous


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fearsome in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fearsome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    On the Night of the Halloween, I have never seen any evil apparition or fearsome ghost, but politicians on TV! They are the real goblins and specters!

  2. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Foundation:

    Al Qaeda in Iraq, which is ISIS' predecessor, was known for having fighters who would take amphetamines which would allow them to withstand the pain of being shot by bullets, for example, it would make them more fearsome on the battlefield, and this seems to be very similar in principle.

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