Synonym of petrifying

Alternative for petrifying

petrifies, petrified, petrifying

Synonym: appall, frighten, harden, horrify, shock, solidify, stun, terrify,

Adjective

Causing immense fear
terrifying frightening horrifying scary shocking chilling startling bloodcurdling terrorising terrorizing spine-chilling dreadful horrible alarming ghastly horrendous fearsome fearful terrible appalling frightful dire formidable hair-raising intimidating direful redoubtable scaring dread forbidding daunting awful unnerving creepy spooky eerie sinister gruesome harrowing disturbing horrid macabre grim menacing hideous monstrous blood-curdling distressing nightmarish horrific worrying dangerous threatening hairy eldritch disquieting spine-tingling grisly dismaying unspeakable lurid traumatic ghostly atrocious baleful unearthly upsetting ominous disgusting terrific perturbing disconcerting weird causing fear nasty abominable revolting grewsome nightmare abhorrent repulsive grievous vile ghoulish imposing hateful godawful awesome heinous hellacious sickening egregious from hell bad Kafkaesque much-feared beastly parlous thrilling solemn hellish unreal nightmarey phantasmagorical morbid breathtaking exciting eery spookish brooding uncanny freaky haunting foreboding deeply distressing suspenseful hair-curling cliff-hanging extraordinary bodeful overpowering causing excitement desperate serious unpleasant strange shuddersome grave awe-inspiring mean-looking all-powerful much-dreaded execrable lousy insufferable dreaded severe wretched dismal rotten vicious lamentable unwelcome disastrous excessive inconvenient extreme punk unfortunate shameful outrageous odious loathsome astounding repellent tremendous abject unforgivable unpardonable disheartening repugnant nauseating grotesque heavy grody inexcusable mean pulse-pounding shivery shuddery nerve-racking offensive foul detestable calamitous deplorable disagreeable evil woeful gross obnoxious wicked tragic despicable miserable scandalous objectionable distasteful catastrophic cruel obscene ugly devastating disgraceful reprehensible contemptible cataclysmic diabolical dark ruinous abysmal savage inhuman poor painful fatal harsh brutal destructive depressing iniquitous gloomy villainous black sad nefarious sorry pathetic base barbarous harmful infamous intolerable nauseous heartbreaking critical hard cataclysmal fierce pitiful damnable troublesome bleak flagitious adverse very bad noisome fiendish fateful God-awful violent bitter agonizing loathly hopeless acute immoral regrettable noxious difficult excruciating distressful hostile depraved heartrending brutish disgustful fulsome unpropitious accursed displeasing agonising murderous repellant rancid ferocious uncomfortable sinful unlucky undesirable unfavourable scurvy sombre unpalatable doleful perilous barbaric bestial somber yucky unfavorable intense chronic tough crushing irksome injurious stinking pitiable sick deadly desolate detrimental annoying unacceptable untoward low unsettling vexatious dishonourable damning overwhelming ignominious sordid inauspicious devilish low-down discouraging unsavoury unhappy icky cheerless dishonorable unsavory crippling shattering mortal piteous morose stressful irritating indescribable ill-fated ruthless mournful criminal merciless unutterable flagrant indefensible dreary crying enormous trying unbearable gut-wrenching sorrowful galling ignoble grotty drab infernal tragical ungodly hurtful joyless cursed sick-making drear discomforting forlorn precarious comfortless glum striking funereal off-putting torturous agitating glaring diabolic damaging gory notorious unprincipled disreputable crummy inferior unsatisfactory exceptionable bloody cacodemonic disadvantageous profound heart-rending opprobrious tormenting sadistic demanding furious worthless rough malevolent dirty brute corrupt shady afflictive degenerate catastrophal discomposing deep stark troubling taxing uninviting lethal intensive gut-churning unpleasing staggering depressive inhospitable sullen beyond the pale unpromising filthy malignant life-threatening sucky discreditable blatant fraught lugubrious perverted devastative satanic bloodthirsty infuriating exasperating black-hearted annihilatory concerning rubbish pants shameless hazardous afflicting bothersome demoralizing sober saddening feral great explosive exquisite blistering keen apocalyptic almighty heavy-duty vehement obvious trashy shabby hapless facinorous callous unsightly earth-shattering wild pressing debased disappointing insupportable shoddy arrant very great conspicuous degraded oppressive melancholy patent ill-starred peracute paltry heartless confounded austere rugged rueful yukky demoralising unlovely moving reprobate uncongenial aggressive unfriendly treacherous rank impoverished melancholic dour pesky godforsaken humourless humorless pitiless truculent perverse pronounced inhumane significant butcherly drastic invidious ill-boding untamed unhealthy demonic sepulchral capital demoniacal substandard worrisome demoniac Mephistophelian abandoned terribly bad unpopular blameworthy unworthy laughable animal maddening pestilential amoral pits risky impossible mighty prurient inglorious untimely irretrievable rubbishy deleterious troublous unscrupulous cheap urgent degrading impressive dastardly unlawful sore useless unrespectable louche shy strong knavish onerous poignant coarse arduous unreasonable stunning inopportune unendurable barefaced powerful unwanted preposterous beyond contempt wrong unrestrained inordinate awkward portentous exigent dispiriting sanguinary consequential unwelcoming squalid cruddy dissolute brazen anguished gnarly unsafe humiliating blasted defective unappealing spiteful dodgy unsuitable utter undisguised outright sanguine mortifying dispirited unsought unstable sour audacious naked evident fell remorseless manifest unethical unrighteous rebarbative unconcealed sedate complete cussed inexpressible vulgar crazed mad fiery dejecting infelicitous mirthless wanton palpable transparent overt extremely bad negative messy cold unrelenting raunchy deathly indigent scungy poverty-stricken uncool miscreant a load of pants uncivilised uncivilized major lachrymose dingy sleazy indecent tenebrous tear-jerking heart-wrenching uncontrollable impure shadowy gray grey venomous viperous heart-breaking sobering exacting serpentine out and out jeopardous out-and-out brass-necked real feared right proper undesired huge colossal inadequate Hadean perplexing wounding dislikeable dislikable baneful duff poxy sublime dicey discommoding brackish catty beast ill-advised unadvantageous climactic climacteric unkind lou Stygian blood-and-guts blood-and-thunder vexing whopping bone-chilling too bad crucial testing pressured frustrating piggish gluttonous swinish unclean boorish ferine carnal irrational oppressed convulsionary jarring inimical sharp worst embarrassing gruelling tiring tenth-rate senseless annihilative crashing evil-looking nagging unbelievable inconceivable cringe-making pernicious blighting ridiculous unconscionable foolish revulsive tortuous mediocre unapproachable pressuring browbeating bullying paralysing unimaginable disconsolate untold demonian demonical Luciferian stirring despondent dejected undescribable ill-famed sensational ineffable loss-making oppressing scowling afraid massive beneath contempt cold-blooded unmanageable unjustifiable blood-stained predictive prophetic revealing oracular dolorous dolesome debauched glowering scarring irredeemable frenetic maniacal unhallowed possessed graphic exaggerated grueling ill-reputed questionable caitiff burdensome stiff monumental murky frozen unseemly resolute doughty indomitable invincible commanding eye-watering paralyzing slimy vomitous snide bogging low-minded currish lame deficient melodramatic explicit beyond words preternatural undefinable intractable ungovernable recalcitrant suggestive of evil depressed considerable sheer plain costly sacrificial homicidal unsuited touching despairing yucko unholy resentful pestiferous ornery intimidatory indescribably bad indescribably wicked beyond description indescribably evil death-obsessed absolute downright unqualified valiant backbiting untrue maligning vilifying traducing detractive gossiping detracting vomit-inducing extremely upsetting searing hardhanded wayward wanting low-grade garbage profligate like death warmed up apparent exorbitant unmitigated pensive derisible plangent hard-pressed tortured doubtful rocky straitened discommodious troubled full of hardship strained ill-omened highly improper derisory dreich saturnine destitute stupefying rancorous minatory rowdy malicious vindictive minacious disliked lowest of the low rock-bottom the dumps the pits aberrant immoderate contaminated faulty lewd putrid insubordinate libidinous licentious demoralised impious demoralized brave imminent courageous sunless plutonian lonesome elegiacal tenebrific elegiac freaking darned cotton-picking doggoned durn doggone goddamned deuced curst danged durned dang darn heartstopping sensationalist extravagant overdramatized colourful improper red hot too horrible for words under par low-quality poor-quality below par sub-par cut-rate third-rate less-than-stellar second-class second-rate two-bit inapt inappropriate unseasonable strenuous toilsome a stinker of a a bummer of a unattractive astonishing bewildering amazing Cimmerian surprising tasteless ribald salacious kitschy pulp blimming unwished-for ill-suited punishing grinding weighty big scorned unlikable shunned inexpedient outcast loathed incommodious uninvited inadmissible rejected suggestive shock-horror tacky vivid juicy ravaging illegal felonious illicit lawless for the birds unwished for affecting illegitimate yellow full-frontal beyond bearing not to be borne to be avoided out of place strictly for the birds crooked indictable scoundrelly transgressing unsuccessful off-color purple racy salty colorful distinct garish ruffianly blackguardly dishonest roguish bent underhand abortive thievish malfeasant warped rascally chancy doomed luckless speculative blue insecure culpable not cricket peccant maleficent nail-biting nerve-wracking delicate unruly venturesome rabid steely unmerciful ungentle stern gruff impetuous raging louring delirious flinty convulsive open thorny ticklish exposed cutthroat raving lowering enraged incessive undomesticated bold touchy frantic infuriated rapacious angry flaunting tigerish biffo animalistic primitive aggers ostentatious immodest venturous dangersome adventurous on collision course shaky impending vulnerable dynamite hot impregnable touch-and-go loaded breakneck queasy unashamed flagitous deliberate flaming noticeable bald-faced bare-faced stick out like sore thumb hanging out

Adjective

Of or like a ghost in appearance or sound
ghostly unearthly weird eerie phantom spectral spooky supernatural uncanny ghostlike other-worldly phantasmal phantasmic unnatural unreal wraithlike abnormal eldritch freakish magical mysterious mystic strange blood-curdling chilling creepy frightening hair-raising illusory insubstantial scaring scary shadowy sinister spine-chilling terrifying apparitional cadaverous corpselike deathlike divine eidolic ethereal freaky ghastly haunted holy indistinct otherworldly pale rum spiritual vampiric wan wraithy spookish haunting unnerving eery spine-tingling ominous disturbing preternatural curious odd queer fearful awesome uneasy bizarre superstitious crawly paranormal disconcerting fantastic peculiar mystical transcendental transcendent occult supernormal superhuman numinous magic miraculous phenomenal metaphysical extraterrestrial sublime heavenly extramundane spiritualistic secret necromantic unworldly ineffable incorporeal transmundane unusual alien ghoulish devilish sorcerous mystifying demoniac religious celestial singular inscrutable wizardly cabbalistic shamanistic exalted supersensory clairvoyant ensorcelled prodigious awe-inspiring fairylike out of the ordinary fabulous disembodied possessed jinxed cursed shadowlike zombielike zombiesque deathly macabre bizarro far-out grotesque inspired inexplainable unheard-of supranormal awful horrific dreadful not of this world nightmarish flakey uncouth flaky oddball whacko supernal nonmaterialistic abstract appalling sepulchral fiendish funereal inappropriate hyperphysical very strange esoteric astral visionary daydreaming daydreamy dreamy arcane nonrational abstruse non-rational cabalistic uplifting moving inspiring inspirational boundless extrasensory anagogic orphic hermetical extraordinary telepathic telekinetic interstellar interplanetary exceptional anomalous supersensual unexplained out-of-body with second sight supersensible with a sixth sense immaterial supersensitive inner psychic stargazing rare uncommon inexplicable unaccountable Martian space signal outstanding unprecedented remarkable exceeding wonderful unique aberrated extraordinaire aberrant especial freak uncustomary atypical irregular marvellous unwonted wondrous Jovian Venutian untypical deviative marvelous deviant superior supermundane unrepresentative mythical dark cryptic thaumaturgical witching parapsychological thaumaturgic runic voodoo tranced witchlike diabolic

Verb

Present participle for to stun or daze with fear
horrifying terrifying stunning appalling frightening paralysing scaring stupefying transfixing alarming amazing astonishing astounding confounding panicking affrighting dumbfounding filling with fear immobilising immobilizing scaring witless benumbing chilling chillin dazing dismaying numbing paralyzing scaring to death spooking startling striking terror into frightening the life out of scaring silly scaring stiff throwing into a panic putting chill on putting the fear of God into putting the wind up scaring someone out of their wits scaring the living daylights out of scaring the pants off scaring the bejesus out of throwing into a blue funk terrorizing shocking intimidating daunting terrorising unnerving frighting scarifying alaruming awing aweing disconcerting disturbing making one's hair stand on end upsetting disheartening browbeating cowing bullying bulldozing agitating giving someone goose pimples fazing hectoring frightening the living daylights out of making one's blood run cold disquieting frightening to death shaking perturbing giving someone the heebie-jeebies discomforting rattling repelling freezing scaring away chilling to the bone curdling the blood making teeth chatter scaring the hell out of frightening someone out of their wits scaring the life out of distressing flustering sending into a cold sweat deterring ruffling outraging disgusting dragooning deadening discouraging stiffing unhinging worrying demoralizing tyrannizing making someone jump out of their skin making someone shake in their shoes sickening giving a turn making someone's hair stand on end making jump demoralising scandalizing consternating depressing bludgeoning scaring off strong-arming mau-mauing tyrannising chilling to the marrow filling with terror freezing your blood making one's flesh creep giving one the creeps getting the wind up anaesthetizing anesthetizing surprising scandalising throwing into a fright knocking out frightening out of your wits scaring the pants off of unsettling unmanning paralysing with fear perplexing throwing into panic revolting working up striking fear into chilling off making someone jump out of his skin flooring jolting making flesh crawl harrowing scaring someone half to death offending nauseating blackjacking distressing greatly throwing insulting bullyragging threatening menacing badgering bogarting oppressing railroading making nervous making fearful giving someone a fright making afraid overawing shaking up subduing tormenting persecuting victimizing coercing discomfiting embarrassing striking terror in victimising knocking for a loop getting to grossing out leaning on turning on the heat pushing around psyching out picking on inspiring panic in putting the frighteners on dulling making it hot for someone making things hot for someone desensitizing prostrating incapacitating hamstringing crippling disabling scaring the daylights out of dampening cauterizing damping blunting obtunding torpefying drugging desensitising cauterising stopping dead bringing to grinding halt demolishing making nerveless palsying laming destroying shutting down making inert closing weakening halting bemusing disarming debilitating arresting nonplussing enfeebling rendering insensitive depriving of sensation bothering discomposing troubling harassing distracting freaking out bewildering vexing harrying concerning pestering throwing off balance confusing putting off buffaloing plaguing taking aback fussing ailing flurrying frazzling distempering derailing hagriding undoing annoying weirding out abashing pressurizing forcing domineering hounding compelling exercising discombobulating irritating blustering afflicting irking pressurising pressuring discountenancing overwhelming hassling flummoxing fretting bugging making uneasy making anxious pothering enforcing goading overbearing dispiriting using strong-arm tactics on impressing frustrating haunting saddening disappointing riding flabbergasting enthralling mystifying obliging constraining puzzling grieving needling besetting subjugating aggrieving throwing into a tizz nagging teasing abusing throwing into a tizzy pushing mistreating bedevilling bedeviling stirring up issuing threats to pushing about torturing intruding despotizing riding roughshod over making waves putting heat on warning off frightening away chasing off walking heavy driving away giving a hard time inhibiting freaking frightening off staggering springing incommoding blinding someone with something stampeding exciting taking someone's breath away moving destabilizing unbalancing baffling unquieting giving someone a jolt giving a shock striking showboating grandstanding hotdogging dazzling jarring traumatizing springing something on making restless making fretful destabilising blinding mortifying traumatising unstringing muddling deranging steamrollering addling throwing into disarray repulsing provoking paining galling interfering tiring complicating arousing piquing rousing filling with panic putting out stressing rattling one's cage putting someone off their stride putting out of countenance pulling the rug from under pulling the rug out from under taxing dashing burning up knocking props out throwing a curve castigating impelling straining chagrining disillusioning getting in the way twisting someone's arm rousting blowing away despairing burdening beleaguering besieging pressing dejecting disenchanting disgruntling brainwashing prodding hustling maltreating giving someone the creeps influencing persuading obtruding encroaching accosting discommoding baiting heckling breaking in pursuing interrupting molesting snafuing letting down trying chafing weighing down testing importuning lording it over holding a gun to one's head putting through the wringer putting the chill on bossing about twisting one's arm bossing around dominating manhandling tearing tantalising tantalizing dunning knocking sideways press-ganging putting pressure on putting the squeeze on putting under an obligation using pressure on fast-talking bringing pressure to bear on prevailing on acting on putting the screws on working on riding roughshod misusing overpowering causing anxiety to screwing up lousing up filling with consternation knocking for six messing up fouling up mucking up flushing making your gorge rise making someone want to throw up making shudder lying heavy on gnawing at sweating out brutalising mishandling brutalizing undermining enervating uncalming sapping displeasing playing the heavy with messing over kicking around ill-using putting down ill-treating treating harshly walking all over inconveniencing angering hurting jeoparding imperilling endangering periling adventuring jeopardizing venturing risking compromising imperiling hazarding bowling over putting into a flap throwing off setting back peeving warning putting someone off their stroke miffing wounding indisposing narking turning crazing flipping cramping causing someone to lose their composure flipping out ticking off winding up getting at firing up egging on gambling with looming impending portending lowering jeopardising keying up laying up bumming out getting across turning on getting someone hacking off fulminating admonishing blackmailing growling snarling cautioning forewarning scowling comminating rocking the boat giving someone grief making a scene hurting somebody's feelings getting on your wick uttering threats to whipping around flexing muscles making threats to threatening to harm making threats against threatening to kill shaking fist at looking daggers making threat scaring hell out of

Verb

Present participle for to deprive of emotional or intellectual life, energy or vitality
castrating gelding devitalizing enervating lobotomizing desiccating dehydrating deadening damping dampening dispiriting humbling dismaying dejecting depressing demoralizing discouraging daunting disheartening demoralising weakening crushing shaking sapping chilling chillin cowing unnerving subduing upsetting unmanning frustrating undermining enfeebling casting down saddening throwing distressing perturbing debilitating weighing down disturbing psyching out knocking sideways knocking for six knocking the stuffing out of overwhelming oppressing troubling suppressing disconcerting defeating ailing overcoming overpowering breaking desolating intimidating rattling dashing disempowering wearying extinguishing bothering humiliating crippling abasing unsettling disparaging beating down bumming out dulling fazing nonplussing putting a damper on weighing heavily on getting down bringing down making someone fed up pouring cold water on throwing cold water on getting to giving someone the blues emasculating destroying ruining grieving trying degrading busting afflicting subjugating lowering stifling harrowing burdening draining mortifying tormenting haunting aggrieving vanquishing demoting smashing quashing bugging diminishing squelching smothering casting a gloom upon making despondent beating dragging bringing tears to your eyes dampening spirits harshing someone's mellow running down making gloomy darkening hanging over making sad bearing down turning off breaking someone's heart causing suffering to reducing to tears dashing hopes making unhappy making desolate keeping under impairing disrating incapacitating reducing downgrading frightening quelling curbing chagrining impoverishing taming flustering alarming disorganizing deflating unzipping jumbling disarranging muddling discountenancing embarrassing snarling unglueing ungluing abashing disordering confounding routing bringing to ruin bringing someone to their knees causing instability bringing low damping down bearing down on agitating discomfiting discomposing taking steam out sending up taking apart blowing out blowing up startling disquieting disarming jolting ruffling stunning discombobulating taking aback stupefying panicking unhinging casting a pall over bowling over scaring needling throwing off balance spooking bewildering surprising putting into a flap flooring giving a turn uncalming putting someone off their stroke causing someone to lose their composure buffaloing shaking up worrying putting the wind up distracting throwing into a tizz riding throwing off setting back deterring disappointing making dispirited disinclining making dejected making crestfallen indisposing making downhearted putting down throwing a pall over

Verb

Present participle for to thicken, especially by boiling, evaporation, or condensation
inspissating solidifying congealing clotting coagulating gelling hardening jelling caking condensing stiffening jellying curdling freezing clabbering ossifying reinforcing buttressing adding enlarging expanding swelling widening deepening growing thick setting strengthening thickening indurating annealing toughening cementing fossilizing fixing firming fossilising fortifying gelatinizing crystallizing tempering densifying consolidating drying baking precipitating crystallising amalgamating starching steeling harshening concreting bracing vitrifying girding compacting pressing calcifying settling becoming solid chillin firming up chilling seasoning becoming thick becoming firmer becoming thicker inuring becoming more concentrated moulding toughening up brazing molding nerving closing acclimatising acclimating acclimatizing callousing casehardening contracting rigidifying making stronger steadying inflating stabilising propping stabilizing starkening becoming stiff candying benumbing vulcanizing becoming inflexible becoming unyielding becoming fixed becoming rigid becoming obdurate becoming hard cohering going hard getting hard gelating jellifying compressing concentrating securing coarsening coalescing beefing up loppering shoring up building up glopping up becoming firm tamping refrigerating gelatinating rigidizing lumping forming clots globbing up pressing down roughening going rigid setting hard maintaining preserving sticking finalising materializing taking shape becoming clear materialising finalizing coming together sustaining tightening climatizing developing upholding plateauing glaciating frosting abrading fastening rooting making stricter supporting roughing up roughing scratching protecting bolstering defending evening out becoming constant readying garrisoning forearming poising embattling augmenting turning into ice icing safeguarding walling psyching up bulwarking entrenching preparing stepping up charging up holding up souping up making more severe freezing up freezing solid freezing over icing over icing up

Verb

Present participle for to turn sediment into solid rock

Verb

Present participle for to astonish or shock (someone) so that they are temporarily unable to react
stunning amazing astonishing astounding shocking stupefying dumbfounding flabbergasting staggering startling confounding flooring bewildering confusing overcoming overwhelming bowling over dumfounding overpowering rocking surprising surprizing thunderstriking shaking up bemusing blowing away fogging hitting muddling numbing paralysing paralyzing taking aback upsetting knocking for six knocking sideways bringing around knocking over striking dumb taking your breath away putting out of action hitting like a ton of bricks nonplussing disconcerting dismaying benumbing dazing perplexing dazzling devastating flummoxing befogging addling disordering mystifying befuddling puzzling dizzying fuddling blurring distracting baffling mixing up knocking the stuffing out of jolting alarming jarring unsettling aweing awing consternating rattling discomfiting electrifying stopping someone in their tracks causing wonder leaving open-mouthed leaving aghast rendering speechless springing something on striking with awe throwing a curve blowing your mind taking the wind out of your sails shaking appalling shattering boggling stumping outraging horrifying revolting disgusting offending sickening scandalizing nauseating traumatizing disquieting agitating repelling taking by surprise giving a shock distressing disturbing displeasing provoking throwing discomposing perturbing unnerving throwing off balance antagonizing abashing angering scandalising traumatising insulting antagonising giving offence to knocking out grossing out raising someone's eyebrows setting someone back on their heels completely surprising shaking out of your complacency hitting like ton of bricks giving a turn

Antonym of petrifying

petrifying Idiom, Proverb

Music ♫

Copyright: Synonym Dictionary ©

Stylish Text Generator for your smartphone
Let’s write in Fancy Fonts and send to anyone.