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Correct spelling:
dreadful

Synonyms:

adjective
all
dreadful.
amazing
awesome.
awful
alarming, appalling, awful, dire, frightful, ghastly, hideous, horrible, horrid, repulsive, terrible, unpleasant.
bad
junky, sad, poorer, most inferior, bottom out, the pits, cruddy, not good.
deathly
Defunctive, corpselike.
deplorable
opprobrious, scandalous, wretched.
direful
inauspicious, unpropitious, Ill-boding.
flagrant
egregious, heinous, noticeable, ostentatious, shameless, undisguised, bare-faced, flagitous, out and out, stick out like sore thumb.
frightening
nightmarish.
grisly
grisly, yucky, Blood-stained.
horrible, frightening
abominable, alarming, appalling, atrocious, awful, bad, beastly, creepy, dire, distressing, fearful, formidable, frightful, frozen, ghastly, grievous, grim, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrific, icky, lousy, mean, monstrous, rotten, shameful, shocking, spooky, terrible, terrific, tragic, tremendous, wicked, godawful, grody, shuddersome.
macabre
ghostly, spookish.
offensive
embarrassing, offensive, atrocious, frightful, horrid.
painful
nagging, smarting, extremely bad.
unspeakable
unspeakable, indefinable, inexpressible, unutterable, Incommunicable, undescribable, beyond words.
wicked
wicked.
noun
dreadful
abominable, alarming, atrocious, awful, bad, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, painful, terrible, unpleasant, unspeakable.
terrible
offensive, poor.
verb
depressing
dismal.
revolting
offensive.
Examples of usage:
  1. " How dreadful to have such a thing said about you! – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  2. Something dreadful has surely happened. – The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
  3. It is true to her- and very dreadful- so that it is dangerous for her even to remember. – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  4. I was really alarmed when I remembered that broken window and all those dreadful stories in the newspapers. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  5. Why don't he take those dreadful things off her? – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

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