Definition of Fearsome

1. Adjective. Causing fear or dread or terror. "A terrible curse"




Definition of Fearsome

1. a. Frightful; causing fear.

Definition of Fearsome

1. Adjective. frightening, especially in appearance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fearsome

1. frightening [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fearsome

fearfulnesses
fearing
fearless
fearlessly
fearlessness
fearlessnesses
fearlike
fearmonger
fearmongered
fearmongering
fearmongers
fearnaught
fearnaughts
fearnought
fears
fearsome (current term)
fearsomely
fearsomeness
fearsomenesses
feasance
feasances
fease
feased
feases
feasibilities
feasibility
feasibility studies
feasible
feasibleness
feasibly

Literary usage of Fearsome

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1901)
"He is shown as a very fearsome beast, with unpleasant spots all over his body, and a very live look about his tail, as if it were capable of vigorous action ..."

2. The Life and Times of Sa-go-ye-wat-ha, Or Red-Jacket by William Leete Stone (1866)
"The fact is, the Oswego stage broke down with me last night; and we had a fearsome time on't, coming down the dug-way of the Irondequoit in the dark. ..."

3. Turn of the Century: 2100 by Charlie Pedersen (2007)
"... and his associates went to the right, the opposite direction of the apartment. The fearsome foursome left their blue and white and headed after ..."

4. The Burial of the Dead: A Pastor's Complete Hand-book for Funeral Services by George Duffield, Samuel Willoughby Duffield (1883)
"A fearsome death. Job iv. 15. "Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up." 15. A '' sporting man.'' Job ix. 25. ..."

5. Thomas De Quincey: A Study by Ripley Hitchcock (1899)
"The murderer still stalks at night upon the heath, the Malay lingers a haunting, fearsome figure, and above the earth, vast processions cross the. heavens, ..."

6. The Seeds of Enchantment: Being Some Attempt to Narrate the Curious by Gilbert Frankau (1921)
"... having skipped a painful metamorphosis, many weeks and many hundred miles of fearsome discomfort, not to mention several degrees north, ..."

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