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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frighteningly, scarilyadverb

    in an alarming manner

    "the disturbing thing about the Minister's behavior is that far from being artificial, it too often rings frighteningly true"


  1. frighteninglyadverb

    In a frightening or terrifying manner.

  2. frighteninglyadverb

    Very; beyond usual expectation so as to cause surprise or concern.

    The pitcher that was set before me was frighteningly large.


  1. frighteningly

    Frighteningly is an adverb used to describe an action that is done in a manner or to a degree that causes fear, terror, or alarm. It is often used to emphasize something alarming, shocking, or surprising.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frighteningly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frighteningly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of frighteningly in a Sentence

  1. James Bradley:

    James Hansen, one of the most distinguished scientists to warn of the dangers of climate change, once said that being in his line of work is like screaming at people from behind a soundproof glass wall. You’ve written that being an author of fiction who is concerned with environmental questions often feels frighteningly similar.

  2. Hacker News:

    Due to the massive interest of users surrounding the Fortnite game, many gaming and tutorial websites have started taking advantage of Android users' impatience with frighteningly convincing scams, which is all over Google and YouTube as well.

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