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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"

Wiktionary

  1. dreadedadjective

    Causing fear, dread or terror

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dreaded

    of Dread

Anagrams for dreaded »

  1. dead-red

  2. readded

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreaded in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreaded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of 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. Publilius Syrus:

    The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.

  3. 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.

  4. Abd Er-Rahman III:

    I have now reigned about 50 years in victory or peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot. They amount to fourteen.

  5. Naim Maadad:

    The goal is to encourage people to go in for the vaccination and incentivize those who volunteer for doing their bit in the fight to stop the spread of the dreaded virus.

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