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English Dictionary: fearsome by the DICT Development Group
2 results for fearsome
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
    Synonym(s): awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Fearsome \Fear"some\a.
      1. Frightful; causing fear. [Scotch] [bd]This fearsome
            wind.[b8] --Sir W. Scott
      2. Easily frightened; timid; timorous. [bd]A silly fearsome
            thing.[bd] --B. Taylor
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