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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: frightful (0.01140 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to frightful.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: frightful frightful adj 1: 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” [syn: atrocious, horrifying, horrible, ugly] 2: extreme in degree; “in a frightful hurry”; “spent a frightful amount of money” 3: extremely distressing; “fearful slum conditions”; “a frightful mistake”; “suffered terrible thirst” [syn: fearful, terrible]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Frightful Frightful \Fright"ful\, a. 1. Full of fright; affrighted; frightened. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] See how the frightful herds run from the wood. --W. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. Full of that which causes fright; exciting alarm; impressing terror; shocking; as, a frightful chasm, or tempest; a frightful appearance. Syn: Terrible; dreadful; alarming; fearful; terrific; awful; horrid; horrible; shocking. Usage: Frightful, Dreadful, Awful. These words all express fear. In frightful, it is a sudden emotion; in dreadful, it is deeper and more prolonged; in awful, the fear is mingled with the emotion of awe, which subdues us before the presence of some invisible power. An accident may be frightful; the approach of death is dreadful to most men; the convulsions of the earthquake are awful. [1913 Webster]

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