Definitions for menacing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening(adj)

    threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

    "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

Wiktionary

  1. menacing(Adjective)

    Suggesting imminent harm.

  2. menacing(Adjective)

    Threatening.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Menacing

    of Menace

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of menacing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of menacing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aleister Crowley:

    The pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.

  2. Kim Lewis:

    The discovery of this novel compound challenges long-held scientific beliefs and holds great promise for treating an array of menacing infections.

  3. H. L. Mencken:

    The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

  4. Henry Louis Mencken:

    The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed -- and hence clamorous to be led to safety -- by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

  5. H.L. Mencken:

    The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace in a continual state of alarm (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing them with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

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