How would you describe a scary environment?

How would you describe a scary environment?

A place can exude an “acrid,” “pungent” or “choking” stench. The protagonist can hear strange “clanking” sounds, or a scary character can speak in a “dark,” “steely,” “sepulchral,” “sibilant” or “guttural” voice. Use hues such as “pitch black” and “ebony” to describe things that are dark.

How would you describe a scary forest?

Scary Forest: The black and brown thorns wrap around the forest, almost like teeth waiting to tear at you. The trees seem to close in, choking out the light and letting the fog roll around like a breath.

How would you describe Jumpscare?

Jump scares are things that work in movies, where you can show someone a visual representation of something scary, or building it up with music until the moment happens where something falls off a shelve, startling the person. Still a jump scare even though there’s nothing. In a book you don’t have music or visuals.

How do you describe scary?


  • frightening, scaring, hair-raising, terrifying, petrifying, spine-chilling, blood-curdling, chilling, horrifying, alarming, appalling, daunting, formidable, fearsome, nerve-racking, unnerving.
  • eerie, sinister.
  • informal creepy, spine-tingling, spooky, hairy.

How do you describe someone who is scared?

We often make the word scared stronger by saying we are scared stiff, and if someone is so scared that they cannot think clearly and do not know what to do, we can say that they are panic-stricken. If someone is slightly afraid of something that is going to happen in the future, we could describe them as apprehensive.

What is a metaphor for Scared?

Some similes for being scared… My fear clouds my senses like the morning clouds the shore. I feel like a deer that is caught in the headlights and blinded by death’s suddenly-invisible 35mph-approach. Being scared is like having a shiver stuck in your spine that you can feel in your eyelids.

How do you describe anxiety?

Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry, and uneasiness. It can cause physical feelings such as nausea, stomach upset, dizziness, dry mouth and tension. Everyone experiences stress and anxiety at some point in their lives. Anxiety is normal when faced with difficult or stressful situations.

What kind of person that isn’t easily frightened?

dauntless person

What do you call someone who is easily intimidated?

1. Fearful (adj.) This is one of the most basic ways to talk about someone or something that is easily scared–they are literally full of fear, fearful.

What can I say instead of shy?

What is another word for shy?

timid diffident
mousy fearful
apprehensive nervous
hesitant reluctant
doubting wary

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