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i adjective

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English Meaning(s) for 怖い

i adjective
  1. scary; frightening; eerie; dreadful
  2. (I'm) afraid

Definition and Synonyms for 怖い

Afraid filled with fear or apprehension
Synonyms: 怖い
Scared made afraid
Synonyms: おっかない, 怖い
Awful causing fear or dread or terror
Synonyms: すごい, ひどい, おぞましい, おっかない, おどろおどろしい, 凄まじい, 怖い, 恐ろしい, 惨い, 物凄い, 物恐ろしい
Chilling provoking fear terror
Synonyms: おっかない, 怖い

Meanings for each kanji in 怖い

dreadful; be frightened; fearful Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 怖い

Conjugations for 怖い

Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Past Indicative Form
Past Indicative Negative Form
Adverbial Form
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form

Sample Sentences for 怖い

I'm not afraid of anything after having verbal abuse heaped on me like that. In fact, I feel empowered by it.
She's afraid of the dark.
It was a scary movie. I think I'll have nightmares about it tonight.
It's also scary when the lightning strikes across the sky, but what's really scary is the sound. Once, my house was struck by lightning and since then I've become even more scared.
I am afraid of bears.

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