What does chilling mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cooling, chilling, temperature reduction(adj)

    the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature

  2. chilling, scarey, scary, shivery, shuddery(adj)

    provoking fear terror

    "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"


  1. chilling(Adjective)

    Becoming cold.

  2. chilling(Adjective)

    Causing mild fear.

    It was a chilling story, but the children enjoyed it

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chilling

    of Chill

  2. Chilling(adj)

    making chilly or cold; depressing; discouraging; cold; distant; as, a chilling breeze; a chilling manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chilling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chilling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of chilling in a Sentence

  1. Allen Orr Jr:

    I have Nigerian clients that are here and afraid to leave, and clients in Nigeria fearful of coming, there is a chilling effect -- they are not looking to travel and they don't want to go to conferences right now.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    What they want to do is to put a chilling effect so that certain populations will not answer the form.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    The FCC’s moves to dismantle net neutrality will further stack the playing field in favor of the biggest bank account, chilling competition, hurting consumers and punishing entrepreneurs and small businesses.

  4. Supreme Court:

    This was a huge victory for the Louisiana clinic, or at least a huge defeat averted, but the chief justice's opinion is a chilling sign for the future of abortion rights.

  5. Stanley Patz:

    We have now seen the confession, my family has seen the confession many times. So it's no longer as shocking but it's still just chilling. This man did it. He said it. How many times does a man have to confess before someone believes him?

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