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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being horrible, terrible, or awful.

Usage examples (41)
  • Adjective : A frightful howl woke us. ,The storm did frightful damage. ,We had a frightful time. ,That actor is very talented but a frightful ham
  • Once again German frightfulness had failed -- and failed badly -- to attain its desired end.
  • Evidences of the enemy's brief stay and the effects of their 'frightfulness' were not lacking.
  • These doctrines of "frightfulness" are laid down by two of the foremost German writers on the Art of War. for more
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