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Definitions for dreaded
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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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. dreaded(Adjective)

    Causing fear, dread or terror

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dreaded

    of Dread

Anagrams for dreaded »

  1. readded

  2. dead-red

How to pronounce dreaded?

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How to say dreaded in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Julie Fitzgerald:

    I did not want to take the picture because I had this dreaded feeling in the pit of my stomach, i took the picture, and boom: His whole pupil was just white— and that’s when I knew.

  3. 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.

  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. Courtney Baker:

    From that first visit, we dreaded our appointments. The most difficult time in my life was made nearly unbearable because you never told me the truth. My child was perfect, i’m not angry. I’m not bitter. I’m just really sad. I’m sad the tiny beating hearts you see every day don’t fill you with a perpetual awe. I’m sad the intricate details and the miracle of those sweet little fingers and toes, lungs and eyes and ears don’t always give you pause. I’m said you were so wrong to say a baby with Down syndrome would decrease our quality of life. And I’m heartbroken you might have said that to a mommy even today. But I’m mostly sad you’ll never have the privilege of knowing my daughter, Emersyn.

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