how to pronounce terrifying


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The above transcription of terrifying is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

terrifying is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of terrifying in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… age can seem terrifying especially when …”

meanings of terrifying


  1. Frightening or intimidating.
  2. Of a formidable nature; terrific.


  1. Present participle of terrify.

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