Definitions and translations for "dreadful"

Definition of dreadful

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Adjective
1. Full of dread, whether
1. Scared, afraid, frightened.
2. Timid, easily frightened.
3. Reverential, full of pious awe.
2. Full of something causing dread, whether
4. Genuinely horrific, awful, or alarming; dangerous, risky.
5. Hyperbolic Unpleasant, awful, very bad (also used as an intensifier).
6. Obsolete Awesome, awe-inspiring, causing feelings of reverence.
Noun
3. A shocker: a report of a crime written in a provokingly lurid style.
4. A journal or broadsheet printing such reports.
5. A shocking or sensational crime.fact
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English - English - dreadful

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adj. terrible, horrible, inspiring fear and dread; inspiring awe and great respect, awful

English - Spanish - dreadful

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adj. horrible, atroz, despeluznante, espantoso, horrendo, hórrido, horripilante, horrísono, horroroso, pavoroso, temible, terrible, tremebundo, tremendo

English - French - dreadful

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adj. terrible, redoutable

English - German - dreadful

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adj. schrecklich, furchtbar

English - Indonesian - dreadful

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a. mengerikan, menakuntukan, ngeri, sedap: kurang sedap, menyenangkan: yg tdk menyenangkan

English - Italian - dreadful

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agg. tremendo, spaventoso, terribile; maestoso, solenne, augusto; (fam) orribile, orrendo, pessimo

English - Polish - dreadful

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n. sensacyjna publikacja, kryminał
a. straszny, straszliwy, okropny, przeraźliwy, przerażający, niemiłosierny, paskudny

English - Portuguese - dreadful

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adj. terrível, temeroso

English - Romanian - dreadful

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a. grozav {fam.}, înspăimântător, teribil, cumplit, amar, groaznic, îngrozitor, înfricoşător, înfiorător, fioros, înfricoşat, crunt, ucigător, crâncen, amarnic, feroce, scârbos, neplăcut, plictisitor {fam.}, respingător, supărător {fam.}

English - Russian - dreadful

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прил. ужасный, отвратительный, страшный, очень плохой

English - Turkish - dreadful

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s. berbat, iğrenç, kötü, korkunç, tüyler ürpertici; heybetli

English - Ukrainian - dreadful

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n. сенсаційний детективний роман
a. жахливий, огидний, надзвичайний, лячний

English - Dutch - dreadful

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bn. vreselijk, verschrikkelijk

English - Greek - dreadful

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επίθ. επίφοβος, φοβερός, απαίσιος

English - Arabic - dreadful

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‏قصة مثيرة، مجلة مثيرة رخيصة‏
‏مفزع، مروع، رهيب، لا يحتمل، بغيض، كريه جدا، مخيف، مرعب‏

English - Chinese - dreadful

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(形) 可怕的

English - Chinese - dreadful

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(形) 可怕的

English - Hindi - dreadful

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a. आतंकमय, डरावना, ख़ौफ़नाक, भयानक, विकट

English - Japanese - dreadful

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(形) 恐ろしい; 不快な; つまらない

English - Korean - dreadful

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형. 무서운, 두려운; 황공한, 경외스러운

English - Vietnamese - dreadful

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a. dể sợ, ghê sợ, ghê gớm
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Synonyms for dreadful
grim: dire, appalling, frightful, ghastly, grisly, gruesome, hideous