Frightfulness
Frightfulness Fright"ful*ness, n. The quality of being frightful. [1913 Webster]

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  • frightfulness — frightful ► ADJECTIVE 1) very unpleasant, serious, or shocking. 2) informal terrible; awful. DERIVATIVES frightfully adverb frightfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • frightfulness — noun see frightful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • frightfulness — See frightfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • frightfulness — noun The quality of being frightful …   Wiktionary

  • frightfulness — fright·ful·ness || fraɪtfÊŠlnɪs n. dreadfulness, awfulness; quality of being frightening or horrifying …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frightfulness — fright·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • frightfulness — n. 1 being frightful. 2 (transl. G Schrecklichkeit) the terrorizing of a civilian population as a military resource …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schrecklichkeit — (German terror or frightfulness ) was a military responseFact|date=September 2008 of the German Army to civilian resistance in World War One during the invasion of Belgium, France [http://www.haverford.edu/engl/english354/GreatWar/Belgium/schreck …   Wikipedia

  • frightful — adjective Date: 1607 1. causing intense fear or alarm ; terrifying 2. startling especially in being bad or objectionable < a frightful novel > 3. extreme < frightful thirst > • frightfully adverb • frightfulness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Christopher Columbus — This article is about the explorer. For other uses, see Christopher Columbus (disambiguation). Christopher Columbus …   Wikipedia

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