Definitions of frightful:
  • adjective:   extreme in degree
    Example: "In a frightful hurry"
  • adjective:   provoking horror
    Example: "A frightful crime of decapitation"
  • adjective:   extremely distressing
    Example: "A frightful mistake"

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