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dread·ed

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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. Author Unknown:

    It would take battalions of angels to protect us from our dreaded dangers, though in a long lifetime few of the dangers come to anything.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

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

  3. Thomas Gill:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Briton Jason Palmer:

    I was battling with my short play into the greens with two hands, I just could n’t get the feel right. I dreaded missing the greens and it was affecting me badly, i made the switch while on the Alps Tour in 2010, just really to try something different. As soon as I did I went on a great run of form and I’ve stuck with it. It’s freed me up and I enjoy my short game again.


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