HyperDic: dreaded

English > 1 sense of the word dreaded:
ADJECTIVEalldreaded, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terriblecausing fear or dread or terror
dreaded > pronunciation
Soundsdreh'dihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > dreaded: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCausing fear or dread or terror.
Example "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"
Synonymsawful, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishalarmante, calamitoso, espantosa, espantoso, fatal, horrendo, horrible, horrorosa, horroroso, pavoroso, sobrecogedor, temible, temido, terrible, tremendo
Catalanalarmant, calamitós, esfereïdor, espantós, esparverador, fatal, horrible, horripilant, horrorós, paorós, temible, terrible

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