Frightening and Reassuring


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Frightening adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a truly frightening movie

Reassuring is an antonym for frightening.
Nearby Words: frighten, frightful, frightened, fright
Antonyms for Frightening


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Reassuring adjective – Restoring confidence and relieving anxiety.
Frightening is an antonym for reassuring.
Nearby Words: reassure, reassured, reassurance, reassuringly
Antonyms for Reassuring
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