frightening vs terrorization what difference

what is difference between frightening and terrorization

English

Etymology

frighten +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹaɪtənɪŋ/, /ˈfɹaɪtnɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: fright‧en‧ing

Adjective

frightening (comparative more frightening, superlative most frightening)

  1. Causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary.
    Riding the rollercoaster was a frightening experience.
  2. (figuratively) Awful, terrible, very bad.

Synonyms

  • Thesaurus:frightening

Derived terms

  • frighteningly

Translations

Verb

frightening

  1. present participle of frighten
    The scientist was frightening the timid children.


English

Etymology

terrorize +‎ -ation

Noun

terrorization (countable and uncountable, plural terrorizations)

  1. The act of terrorizing.

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