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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cooling, chilling, temperature reductionadjective

    the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature

  2. chilling, scarey, scary, shivery, shudderyadjective

    provoking fear terror

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

Wiktionary

  1. chillingadjective

    Becoming cold.

  2. chillingadjective

    Causing mild fear.

    It was a chilling story, but the children enjoyed it

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chilling

    of Chill

  2. Chillingadjective

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

Editors Contribution

  1. Chilling

    Relaxing, resting, kicked back

    She was chilling on the coach. Me and my friends where chilling at the house.

    Submitted by jazmine_s on October 28, 2020  

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Numerology

  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. Joshua Wong:

    Under the chilling effects generated by Beijing and Hong Kong governments, we are strongly aware how they arrest activists no matter whether they behave progressively or moderately, all we ask for is just to urge Beijing and Hong Kong governments to withdraw the bill, stop police brutality and respond to our calls for a free election.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    There is a latent fire inside all of us, which is constantly burning with brightness and brilliance that guides us - all the time, and especially during the darkest moments of life. Those divine sparks of intelligence, beauty and elegance within all of us provide us with strength and courage to face the adversities. In my view, we survive through life's challenges, mainly because our inner intense fire is burning lot more strongly and brightly than the fires that are surrounding us outside. Life is thus nothing but a game of heat and light that we create, in my view, and play to win with focus and determination by driving away the chilling cold and deepest darkness around us.

  3. Martin Griffiths:

    We fear that there will be inevitably a chilling effect on my efforts to bring the parties together, the decision will contribute to the prospect of famine in Yemen and should be revoked based on humanitarian grounds at the earliest opportunity.

  4. 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?

  5. James Clapper:

    It is an enemies list to get at people that have been critical or who have taken actions that, you know, he didn't like. That to me is a pretty chilling message.

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