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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

ChatGPT

  1. dreaded

    Dreaded refers to something that is highly feared, intimidated or causing great distress, anxiety, or unease. It is typically used to describe a situation, event or object that a person greatly fears or wants to avoid. It implies strong worry or apprehension towards impending, undesirable situation or activity.

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. 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.

  2. David Barker:

    In the short run, his numbers might get even worse if he then does not decide to shut things down again — because he will lose favor with people on his own side who currently support him, in the long run, though, shutting things down will make him even more unpopular, because it would tank the economy again — producing the dreaded two-headed monster of stagflation.

  3. TSM_SweetPotato6:

    Shut up dreaded!!!”

  4. 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.

  5. Thomas Gill:

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

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