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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terribleadjective

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

Editors Contribution

  1. ill-intentioned

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dreaded":

    fearsome, formidable, daunting, terrible

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6918terrible
#22561formidable
#22594daunting
#27446dreaded
#51495fearsome

How to use dreaded in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.

  2. Martin Van Buren:

    We have seen time gradually dispel every unfavorable foreboding and our Constitution surmount every adverse circumstance dreaded at the outset as beyond control.

  3. John Adams:

    There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution.

  4. Trainer Bob Baffert:

    The dreaded one hole, it's not a good feeling, when Santa Anita Derby winner Dortmund drew the eight, I was happy with that.

  5. Thomas Gill:

    Serious fall injuries are one of the most dreaded and devastating conditions experienced by older persons.

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