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dreadful
Definition:
Inspiring dread; terrible.
Synonyms:
awful (adjective)
appalling, repulsive, alarming, ghastly, frightful, hideous, terrible, unpleasant, awful, dire, horrid, horrible.
Other synonyms:
simple, amazing, stone, unadulterated, excruciating, portentous, vicious, unutterable, unmitigated, stark, rancid, hellacious, august, disgusting, nightmare, abhorrent, macabre, indescribable, formidable, fulsome, gross, despicable, noble, grisly, forbidding, evil, clean, profound, bodacious, almighty, noxious, obnoxious, intimidating, foul, awesome, lurid, heavy-duty, profound, repellent, sickening, sore, obscene, terrible, horrendous, awing, direful, deadly, bad, good, consummate, deep, loathsome, solemn, dreaded, monstrous, noisome, spine-chilling, majestic, scary, scandalous, categorical, shocking, thorough, indefinable, severe, ugly, unqualified, sheer, fearful, grievous, utterly, nauseating, definite, hair-raising, untellable, blistering, imposing, flat, total, thoroughgoing, pure, outright, offensive, such as it is, nightmarish, unspeakable, very, irritating, straight-out, hard, alarming, dire, exquisite, blooming, awe-inspiring, out-and-out, intensive, furious, poor, terrific, heavy, regular, terrifying, vile, unalloyed, redoubtable, abominable, execrable, grand, nauseous, horrific, damn, plumb, odious, fierce, hopelessly, fear, damned, rank, sadly, unnameable, violent, horrifying, frightening, atrocious, tremendous, ferocious, revolting, nasty, sorry, dread, crashing, all-out, stately, complete, acute, cotton-picking, unconditional, fearsome, gruesome, wicked, arrant, explosive, ineffable, painful, detestable, downright, utter, Midland, unpleasant, flat-out, perfect, afflictive, flagitious, distasteful, dead, fair, blank, awful, repugnant, keen, awed, vehement.
Examples of usage:
  1. There was a dreadful silence. - "More Tish", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  2. " Yes, but what a dreadful thing," said Jenny. - "Carnival", Compton Mackenzie.
  3. It would be too dreadful to know. - "Mary Minds Her Business", George Weston.

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