scary

[skair-ee]
adjective, scarier, scariest.
1.
causing fright or alarm.
2.
easily frightened; timid.

Origin:
1575–85; scare + -y1

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scary (ˈskɛərɪ)
 
adj , scarier, scariest
1.  causing fear or alarm; frightening
2.  easily roused to fear; timid

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scary
1580s, from scare + -y (2).
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Example sentences
They're about the right size to be deinonychus, which is a much scarier
  dinosaur in any event.
What's scarier is that this is what gets taught in our colleges.
But here's another, possibly even scarier, scenario that's been circulating on
  conspiracy-theorist web sites for a while.
Few ailments sound scarier than mad cow disease and its human counterparts.
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