dreadful

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdrɛdfʊl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdrɛdfəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dredfəl)


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dreadful

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. UK: a dreadful [person, child, man, woman, husband]
  2. that is dreadful to hear!
  3. it was dreadful to [see, watch]
  4. it is dreadful to [think, imagine]
  5. it is dreadful that you had to [see, experience] that
  6. that is a dreadful thing to [hear, see, think]
  7. you are a dreadful [man]
  8. that's (just) dreadful!
  9. that is dreadful news!
  10. what a dreadful place!
  11. what a dreadful [noise, racket, din]!
  12. what happened to you is dreadful!
  13. am having a dreadful day
  14. dreadful weather (conditions)
  15. suffers from a dreadful disease
  16. will suffer a dreadful [fate, death]
  17. could [lead to, bring about, mean] dreadful consequences
  18. the [house, patient, company] is in a dreadful state
  19. is a dreadful situation
  20. was a dreadful [concert, performance, display, game]
  21. had a dreadful time [on vacation, at the party]
  22. her [fashion, music] tastes are dreadful
  23. the [meal, food, service] was dreadful!
  24. don't want to [remember, think about] what happened on that dreadful [day, night]
  25. dreadful and [terrible, horrible, dangerous]
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