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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

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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  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. David Dewhirst:

    This tax ordinance’s legal and constitutional infirmities are patently obvious, that’s what makes this whole thing so chilling.

  2. Thomas Carlyle:

    Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May but at length the season of summer does come.

  3. The Post:

    If there is any hint of light in Iran’s levying of these chilling charges, it is that Iran’s accusations against Jason will soon be heard in the court of public opinion and also in a court of law, albeit in a Revolutionary Court before a judge whose unfairness has already earned him sanctions from the European Community for violations of human rights.

  4. Jennifer Newstead:

    The most important fact in this case, which Federal Trade Commission does not mention in Federal Trade Commission 53-page complaint, is that it cleared these acquisitions years ago, the government now wants a do-over, sending a chilling warning to American business that no sale is ever final.

  5. Roger Stone:

    This was a show of force, this was something you would expect from Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia. It was chilling.

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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    • A. sought
    • B. dangerous
    • C. transparent
    • D. opaque

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