Part of speech:
Highly offensive to good taste, propriety, etc.; extremely revolting
Worthy of respect or honor.
Extremely unpleasant; distasteful or shocking:
That alarms, or makes suddenly afraid or anxious; frightening
Formidable in nature or extent:
Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
Feeling fear; afraid
Disgusting or offensive:
Causing great fear or alarm; dreadful:
(Informal) Very bad or unpleasant
Very unpleasant; disagreeable.
Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
Causing fear or dread
Easily scared; very timid.
(Archaic) Capable of making one tremble; terrible.
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