Adjective "Dreadful" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Dreadful


    Definition:

    adjective

    1. causing great dread, fear, or terror; terrible: a dreadful storm.

    2. inspiring awe or reverence.

    3. extremely bad, unpleasant, or ugly: dreadful cooking; a dreadful hat. noun, British.

    4. penny dreadful.

    5. a periodical given to highly sensational matter.

    Examples:

    "weeks can be dreadful for parties."

    "visions can be dreadful in itselfs."

    "people can be dreadful at pastimes."

    "people can be dreadful at organisations."

    "husbands can be dreadful with names."

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