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
Seeing what was arguably one of the scariest apex predators of all time brought
  back to life-even virtually-was scary enough.
There is something astonishingly scary about lightning fast global broadcast
  communication in the hands of virtually anyone.
Meaning if you ever are faced with an unexpected decision, it's going to be
  much less scary for you.
Watching one's father go mad is both scary and dislocating.
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