adjective. paralyzing with terror.
Example sentences of the word petrifying
1. Noun, singular or mass
All you need to do is carefully follow the spell below and soon you’ll have your very own petrifying potion.
The gnarled and twisted trees of the bristlecone pine forest are among the planet’s oldest living things, and even more fascinating are the dead and petrifying ancient trees that have fallen among the grove.
3. Verb, gerund or present participle
Carowinds surprises visitors each year with a new high-tech ride that is sure to be exhilarating for some and petrifying for others.