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"
Causing fear, dread or terror
The numerical value of dreaded in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of dreaded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
Serious fall injuries are one of the most dreaded and devastating conditions experienced by older persons.
The dreaded one hole, it's not a good feeling, when Santa Anita Derby winner Dortmund drew the eight, I was happy with that.
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.
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