What does frightful mean?

Definitions for frightful
ˈfraɪt fəlfright·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word frightful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly(adj)

    provoking horror

    "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"

  2. frightful, terrible, awful, tremendous(adj)

    extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact

    "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money"

  3. fearful, frightful(adj)

    extremely distressing

    "fearful slum conditions"; "a frightful mistake"

Wiktionary

  1. frightful(Adjective)

    : Full of fright; affrighted; frightened.

  2. frightful(Adjective)

    Full of that which causes fright; exciting alarm; impressing terror; shocking; as, a frightful chasm, or tempest; a frightful appearance.

  3. Origin: From frightful, from forhtful, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frightful(adj)

    full of fright; affrighted; frightened

  2. Frightful(adj)

    full of that which causes fright; exciting alarm; impressing terror; shocking; as, a frightful chasm, or tempest; a frightful appearance

How to pronounce frightful?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say frightful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frightful in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frightful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of frightful in a Sentence

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

  2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    There is nothing more frightful than imagination without taste.

  3. Hannah More:

    Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.

  4. Henry Ford:

    Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

  5. Sydney Smith:

    Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Images & Illustrations of frightful

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