What does threatening mean?

Definitions for threatening
ˈθrɛt n ɪŋthreat·en·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening(adj)

    threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

    "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

  2. heavy, lowering, sullen, threatening(adj)

    darkened by clouds

    "a heavy sky"

Wiktionary

  1. threatening(Noun)

    An act of threatening; a threat.

  2. threatening(Adjective)

    Presenting a threat; menacing; frightening.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Threatening

    of Threaten

  2. Threatening

    a. & n. from Threaten, v

How to pronounce threatening?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say threatening in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of threatening in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of threatening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of threatening in a Sentence

  1. Wendy Jarman:

    She’s threatening to arrest people.

  2. Matt Gaetz:

    Absolutely not. I'm not threatening anyone.

  3. Patrick Burke:

    This is potentially a life-threatening storm.

  4. Erik Voeten:

    Threatening a shutdown is simply not an option.

  5. The National Weather Service:

    These extreme temperatures can be life-threatening.

Images & Illustrations of threatening

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