Threatening meaning

thrĕtn-nĭng
Gving warning signs of bad weather.

Threatening skies.

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Making or implying threats.

A threatening phone call.

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Causing the feeling that one's power, social standing, or self-esteem is in danger of being diminished.

Found the criticism threatening.

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Present participle of threaten.
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Presenting a threat; menacing; frightening.
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An act of threatening; a threat.
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Origin of threatening

  • From threaten +"Ž -ing.

    From Wiktionary