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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fear·some /ˈfɪrsəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fear·some a.
 1. Frightful; causing fear. [Scotch] “This fearsome wind.”
 2. Easily frightened; timid; timorous. “A silly fearsome thing.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful
            risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful
            that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the
            headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it
            once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling";
            "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible
            curse" [syn: awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded,
             dreadful, fearful, frightening, horrendous, horrific,