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Scary synonyms

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Causing shock, revulsion, or horror; terrifying:
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  1. Causing shock, revulsion, or horror; terrifying:
  2. Horrible; frightful
  3. Like a ghost in appearance; deathlike; pale; pallid; dismal.
Very bad, offensive, disagreeable, etc.
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  1. Very bad, offensive, disagreeable, etc.
  2. Extremely unpleasant; distasteful or shocking:
  3. Inspiring dread; terrible.
Experiencing fear; frightened:
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  1. Experiencing fear; frightened:
  2. Causing or capable of causing fear; frightening:
  3. Extreme, as in degree or extent. Used especially of something negative:
Frightening, especially in appearance.
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  1. Frightening, especially in appearance.
  2. Fearful; timid.
  3. Causing fear; dreadful; horrible
Causing disgust or shock; horrifying.
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  1. Causing disgust or shock; horrifying.
  2. Great
  3. Shocking; terrible
Worthy of respect or honor.
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  1. Worthy of respect or honor.
  2. Formidable; fearsome
  3. Arousing fear or awe; formidable.
Wonderful, amazing, extraordinary, etc.
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  1. Wonderful, amazing, extraordinary, etc.
  2. (Archaic) Capable of making one tremble; terrible.
  3. Very great in scope or importance:
Causing consternation or dismay; frightful:
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  1. Causing consternation or dismay; frightful:
  2. Causing horror, shock, or dismay
  3. Horrifying and astonishing.
Calling for quick action; urgent
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  1. Calling for quick action; urgent
  2. Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
  3. Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
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  1. Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
  2. Fearful, terrible.
Inspiring awe, admiration, or wonder:
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  1. Inspiring awe, admiration, or wonder:
  2. Arousing fear, dread, or alarm:
  3. Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat:
Extremely formidable:
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  1. Extremely formidable:
  2. Very bad:
  3. Unpleasant; disagreeable:
Find another word for scary. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scary, like: ghastly, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightful, redoubtable, tremendous, fear, appalling, dire and direful.