Synonyms & Antonyms : Dreadful





Dreadful



( Adjective )


What a
dreadful story!

Synonyms:

Frightful

Dire

Afraid

Alarming

Horrible

Awful

Terrific

Contextual Examples:

Frightful howls pierced the air in the graveyard when the relations of the deceased arrived there.

The union leader threatened that refusal to meet his demands will result in
dire consequences.

We were
afraid she might harm herself.

A
terrific earthquake woke the whole town.

The situation had become so
alarming that the officer had to order firing on the violent mob.

He was found guilty of the
awful crime of raping the minor girl.

It was
horrible to see the railway accident.



Antonyms:

Pleasing

Pleasurable

Propitious

Reassuring

Auspicious

Contextual Examples:

The sound of the soft music was very
pleasing to the ear.

Your dream is
pleasurable but it is also practicable.

The meeting between the disputed parties took place under
propitious circumstances of international boom.




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