frightening

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: fright‧en‧ing
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Adjective[change]

Positive
frightening

Comparative
more frightening

Superlative
most frightening

  1. If something is frightening, it causes fear, it is scary.
    The ghost ride was so frightening that I screamed the entire time.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
frighten

Third-person singular
frightens

Past tense
frightened

Past participle
frightened

Present participle
frightening

  1. The present participle of frighten.