Fearsome - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɪrsəm|  American pronunciation of the word fearsome
Brit.  |ˈfɪəs(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word fearsome

adjective

- causing fear or dread or terror (syn: awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible)

Examples

...at night the child would always imagine that there were fearsome monsters lurking under his bed...

...after working all afternoon in the hot sun, I had developed a fearsome thirst...

...a lifelong fascination with sharks and other fearsome aquatic creatures...

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