Awful and Frightful


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Awful adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: that's an awful thing to say about someone

Frightful is a synonym for awful in terrible topic. In some cases you can use "Frightful" instead an adjective "Awful", when it comes to topics like property, good, disgusting, bad. popular alternative
Nearby Word: awfully
Synonyms for Awful


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Frightful adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a frightful sound emanated from somewhere deep within the forest

Awful is a synonym for frightful in terrible topic. You can use "Awful" instead an adjective "Frightful", if it concerns topics such as property, good, offensive, dreadful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: frightening, frightened, fright, frightfully, frighted
Synonyms for Frightful

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