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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrific, terrifying(adj)

    causing extreme terror

    "a terrifying wail"


  1. terrifying(Adjective)

    Frightening or intimidating.

  2. terrifying(Adjective)

    Of a formidable nature; terrific

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terrifying

    of Terrify


  1. Terrifying

    Terrifying is a single album by The Rolling Stones.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of terrifying in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of terrifying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of terrifying in a Sentence

  1. Mark Ellul:

    It was pretty terrifying during the storm, extremely noisy, frightening and you can hear the flying debris outside, it felt like the windows were going to break, like the storm was going to come into the room.

  2. Albert Camus:

    It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since they only maintain this dignity by constantly striving against their own nature.

  3. Zhang Wuzong:

    Creditors will come to retrieve their debts, and not just the banks, your personal assets are frozen, and you will be sued. It is terrifying, so why don't these bosses simply run away?

  4. Mark Ronson:

    It sounds like I went on a TV show to be, like,' Guys, I have some big news !' and the fact that I would go on and sort of declare Mark Ronson -- like, as a heterosexual white male -- part of any marginalized community was terrifying to me, or just embarrassing.

  5. Esther Choo:

    The truth is, the sickest patients are terrifying, they are air hungry, dropping their oxygen, confused, distressed. We can never show that. But it is terrifying.

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    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    • A. mitre
    • B. impurity
    • C. tingle
    • D. serendipity

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