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fright·ful

 (frīt′fəl)
adj.
1. Causing disgust or shock; horrifying.
2. Causing fright; terrifying.
3. Informal
a. Excessive; extreme: a frightful liar.
b. Disagreeable; distressing: frightful weather.

fright′ful·ly adv.
fright′ful·ness n.

frightful

(ˈfraɪtfʊl)
adj
1. very alarming, distressing, or horrifying
2. unpleasant, annoying, or extreme: a frightful hurry.
ˈfrightfulness n

fright•ful

(ˈfraɪt fəl)

adj.
1. such as to cause fright; dreadful, terrible, or alarming: a frightful explosion.
2. horrible, shocking, or revolting: The storm did frightful damage.
3. unpleasant; disagreeable: We had a frightful time.
4. very great; extreme: That actor is a frightful ham.
[1200–50]
fright′ful•ly, adv.
fright′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frightful - provoking horrorfrightful - 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"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger
2.frightful - extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact; "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
3.frightful - extremely distressing; "fearful slum conditions"; "a frightful mistake"
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"

frightful

adjective
2. dreadful, great, terrible, extreme, awful, annoying, unpleasant, disagreeable, insufferable He got himself into a frightful muddle.
dreadful slight, moderate, pleasant

frightful

adjective
Translations
فَظيع، دَميم، قَبيحمُفْزِع، مُريع، مُرْعِب
hroznýstrašný
forfærdeligfrygtelig
ákaflega mikillógnvekjandi
strašen

frightful

[ˈfraɪtfʊl] ADJ (= terrible) [tragedy, experience, shame] → horroroso; (= awful) [noise, weather] → espantoso

frightful

[ˈfraɪtfʊl] adjaffreux/euse

frightful

adj (inf)schrecklich, furchtbar; to look frightfulzum Fürchten aussehen

frightful

[ˈfraɪtfʊl] adjterribile, spaventoso/a, orribile

fright

(frait) noun
1. a sudden fear. the noise gave me a terrible fright.
2. a person who looks ridiculous. She looks a fright in those clothes.
stage frightstageˈfrighten verb
to make (someone) afraid. She was frightened by a large dog.
ˈfrightened adjective
ˈfrightful adjective
1. terrible or frightening. I had a frightful experience.
2. very bad. He is a frightful liar.
ˈfrightening adjective
ˈfrightfully adverb
very. He's frightfully clever.
take fright
to become frightened usually suddenly and quickly. She took fright and ran away.