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Threatening

Pronunciation of Threatening
/θɹˈɛtənɪŋ/, /θɹˈɛtənɪŋ/, /θ_ɹ_ˈɛ_t_ə_n_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for threatening:

clear, safe, unalarming.

Synonyms for threatening:

Sense 1

sunless, stormy, inclement, Nearing, muggy, humid, destined, unseasonable, sultry, approaching, unseasonably.

Sense 2

humidity, filthy, pitiless, fierce.

Sense 3

fair.

Sense 7

severe, harsh.

Sense 9

raw, foul.

ban

commination.

bullying

intimidation.

combative

aggressive.

discouraging

hopeless.

Other synonyms and related words:

punishing, commination, fierce, overweight, glum, ill, heavy, minacious, lowering, Ill-boding, sinister, weighty, portentous, grievous, sunless, intimidation, grave, dour, baneful, sullen, direful, impenetrable, labored, arduous, sonorous, severe, venturesome, filthy, dense, inclement, unseasonable, grim, weighed down, lumbering, gruelling, clayey, muggy, aggressive, laborious, minatory, Nearing, saturnine, humid, moody, toilsome, sultry, morose, fleshy, grueling, imminent, pending, leaden, approaching, parlous, unhealthy, intemperate, profound, bad, cloudy, baleful, doomy, unseasonably, stormy, sour, forbidding, laboured, backbreaking, dire, serious, sound, wakeless, cloggy, inauspicious, ponderous, hopeless, raw, black, hard, impending, dark, harsh, ugly, coming, glowering.

approaching (adjective)

Nearing.

dangerous (adjective)

treacherous, hazardous, insecure, risky, Jeopardous, menacing, dangerous, precarious, parlous, unsafe, perilous, ominous.

hopeless (adjective)

black, hopeless.

menacing, ominous (adjective)

portentous, minacious, Ill-boding, inauspicious, aggressive, alarming, ugly, Looming, cautionary, impending, warning, unsafe, dire, black, minatory, grim, lowering, dangerous, bullying, baleful, sinister, imminent, baneful.

portentous (adjective)

portentous.

threatening (adjective)

Browbeating, bullying, foreboding, warning, Looming, forewarning, admonishing, scary, tormenting, Hinting, intimidating, frightening.

warning (adjective)

alerting, warning, alarm, cautionary, advisory.

Sense 2 (noun)

severe, fierce, raw, humid, harsh, unseasonable, sultry, inclement, muggy.

threatening (noun)

ominous, forbidding, lowering, heavy, cloudy, sullen, menacing, minacious, minatory, alarming, sinister, ugly, baleful.

alarming (verb)

aggressive.

approaching (verb)

coming.

endangering (verb)

Jeopardizing, Imperiling, Risking, Endangering.

frightening (verb)

terrifying, petrifying, haunting, setting on edge, horrifying, harrowing, disturbing, unnerving, rattling, agitating, panicking.

threatening (verb)

Harassing, Bulldozing, Scaring.

warning (verb)

Advising, alerting, Cautioning, alarming.

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