Significado de “frightening” - Diccionario inglés

frightening en inglés británico

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frighteningadjective

uk /ˈfraɪ.tən.ɪŋ/ us /ˈfraɪ.tən.ɪŋ/

B1 making you feel fear:

a frightening thought
a frightening film
It is frightening to think what might happen if she left him.

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frighteningly
adverb uk /ˈfraɪ.tən.ɪŋ.li/ us /ˈfraɪ.tən.ɪŋ.li/

She looked frighteningly thin.

(Definición de frightening de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

frightening en inglés americano

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frighteningadjective

us /ˈfrɑɪ·tən·ɪŋ/

making you feel fear:

a frightening situation

Frightening can also mean extreme:

My car insurance payments are frightening.
frighteningly
adverb us /ˈfrɑɪ·tən·ɪŋ·li/

His heart rate changed frighteningly.

(Definición de frightening de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)