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threatening

see definition of threatening
  • adjmenacing, ominous
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Synonyms for threatening

adj menacing, ominous
  • aggressive
  • alarming
  • cautionary
  • dangerous
  • dire
  • sinister
  • ugly
  • black
  • bullying
  • close
  • impending
  • looming
  • lowering
  • near
  • overhanging
  • portending
  • scowling
  • terrorizing
  • warning
  • apocalyptic
  • at hand
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • comminatory
  • fateful
  • forthcoming
  • grim
  • ill-boding
  • imminent
  • impendent
  • inauspicious
  • intimidatory
  • loury
  • lowery
  • minacious
  • minatory
  • portentous
  • unlucky
  • unpropitious
  • unsafe
  • upcoming

Antonyms for threatening

  • good
  • kind
  • nice
  • safe
  • away
  • distant
  • far
  • remote
  • pleasant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to threatening

aggressive

adjective. belligerent, hostile
  • advancing
  • antipathetic
  • assailing
  • attacking
  • barbaric
  • bellicose
  • combative
  • contentious
  • destructive
  • disruptive
  • disturbing
  • encroaching
  • hawkish
  • intruding
  • intrusive
  • invading
  • martial
  • militant
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • rapacious
  • threatening
  • warlike

black

adjective. angry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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