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dire
Definition:
Dreadful; mournful; as, the dire news of an explosion.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
desperate, dire.
awful
alarming, appalling, awful, dreadful, frightful, ghastly, hideous, horrible, horrid, repulsive, terrible, unpleasant.
critical
pivotal, risky, all-important, Exceptive, high-priority.
deplorable
opprobrious, scandalous, wretched, godawful.
destructive
feller, Lethiferous, Eradicative, Extirpative, Wrackful, Wreckful.
disappointing
heartbreaking.
evil
sinister.
extreme
egregious, extreme, stern, overkill, out of proportion, extra ordinary, out and out.
fateful
hellfire.
fearful
grisly.
frightening
nightmarish.
harmful
mischievous, murderous, Harassing, malefic.
hellfire
fire-and-brimstone.
important
burning.
painful
nagging, smarting, extremely bad.
ruinous
ruinous, tumbledown.
terrible, ominous
afflictive, alarming, appalling, awful, black, calamitous, cataclysmic, catastrophic, cruel, deplorable, depressing, disastrous, dismal, distressing, dreadful, fearful, fierce, frightful, gloomy, grievous, grim, heartbreaking, horrible, horrid, lamentable, portentous, redoubtable, regrettable, ruinous, scowling, shocking, terrific, ugly, unfortunate, woeful, Oppressing.
threatening
overhanging, over hanging, comminatory, minacious, minatory, Impendent, Intimidatory, Lowery, loury.
unspeakable
unspeakable, indefinable, inexpressible, unutterable, Incommunicable, undescribable, beyond words.
urgent; crucial
acute, burning, clamant, clamorous, climacteric, critical, crying, desperate, drastic, exigent, extreme, immoderate, imperative, importunate, instant, pressing.
noun
dire
alarming, awful, critical, desperate, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible.
dreadful
urgent.
verb
destroying
destructive.
Examples of usage:
  1. Wych Hazel saw that it was impossible, and certainly she would never have yielded the conviction but to dire necessity. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  2. Or Britain's glorious Reformation Soon will reach dire consummation! – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  3. I had begun to imagine dire mischances. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  4. He sweat and twisted in the depths of dire discomfort. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  5. I think he really loves her, has grown accustomed to the idea of loving her, pour ainsi dire. – Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy

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