What does frightful mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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

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



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