Frighting vs Frightful - What's the difference?

frighting | frightful |


As a verb frighting

is .

As an adjective frightful is

(obsolete): full of fright; affrighted; frightened.

frighting

English

Verb

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  • frightful

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Alternative forms

    * frightfull (archaic)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete): Full of fright; affrighted; frightened.
  • *
  • Full of that which causes fright; exciting alarm; impressing terror; shocking; as, a frightful chasm, or tempest; a frightful appearance.
  • (Used as an intensifier)
  • We wasted a frightful amount of money on renovations.

    Synonyms

    * terrible * dreadful * alarming * fearful * terrific * awful * horrid * horrible * shocking