Definition of frightening in English:

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frightening

Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌɪt(ə)nɪŋ/
/ˈfrʌɪtnɪŋ/

adjective

Making someone afraid or anxious; terrifying: a frightening experience
More example sentences
  • It's going to be a very new experience for us, and it could be a frightening one, too.
  • It's a frightening situation and it's gotten to the point where I dread turning the news on.
  • But it is a strange and somewhat frightening thing when you are in the middle of it.
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