Fearsome and Scary


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Fearsome adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: at night the child would always imagine that there were fearsome monsters lurking under his bed

Scary is a synonym for fearsome in fear topic. In some cases you can use "Scary" instead an adjective "Fearsome", when it comes to topics like alarming. informal substitute
Nearby Words: fear, fearful, feared
Synonyms for Fearsome


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Scary adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a scary movie that gave the child nightmares for weeks afterwards

Fearsome is a synonym for scary in fear topic. You can use "Fearsome" instead an adjective "Scary", if it concerns topics such as frightening. popular alternative
Nearby Words: scare, scar, scared, scaring
Synonyms for Scary

Things that words describes

character fearsome character scary character
woman fearsome woman scary woman
image fearsome image scary image
reputation fearsome reputation scary reputation
Other nouns: name, look, appearance, effect, monster, weapon, version, mask, demon, powers, creatures, animals, monsters.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Escape from New York Scary Black Man: The Duke of New York (played by Isaac Hayes), who is not only physically imposing but has a fearsome reputation throughout the city-prison.
  • White Mask of Doom Being scary was intentional — the doctors had to be fearsome and barely-trusted, half mythical figures, or else they'd get mobbed by the sick every time they went out.
  • Series / Planet Dinosaur If you thought stabbing babies to death was scary, the Real Life version would be among the most fearsome predators ever.
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