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dreadful

dread·ful

dreadful

 
pronunciation:
dred fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing great fear; terrible.
A dreadful wind last night blew over several trees.
synonyms:
awesome, fearful, frightful, ghastly, horrid, horrifying, terrifying
antonyms:
heavenly
similar words:
dire, horrible
definition 2: very bad; awful; no good.
That dreadful music is giving me a headache.
synonyms:
awful, horrid, terrible
antonyms:
agreeable, marvelous, pleasant
similar words:
foul, horrible, lousy, miserable
derivations: dreadfully (adv.), dreadfulness (n.)
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