dread definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to stay horror of.
    • To anticipate with security, distaste, or reluctance: dreaded the lengthy drive house.
    • Archaic To hold in awe or reverence.
    • To worry in a good degree; to view, or look ahead to, with fantastic apprehension.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • becoming extremely afraid.
    • to stay in dread, or great worry.
  • noun:
    • Profound anxiety; terror.
    • afraid or distasteful anticipation. See Synonyms at fear.
    • An object of anxiety, awe, or reverence.
    • Archaic Awe; reverence.
    • A great fear.
    • someone or something dreaded.
    • A Rastafarian.
    • dreadlock
    • Great anxiety because of impending bad; afraid apprehension of risk; anticipatory horror.
    • Reverential or respectful worry; awe.
    • An object of terrified apprehension.
    • you very revered.
    • Fury; dreadfulness.
    • Question.
    • Great worry or apprehension; tremulous anticipation of or repugnance into happening of something: because, the fear of wicked; the fear of suffering; the fear of the divine displeasure.
    • Awe; concern united with value; horror.
    • an underlying cause or object of apprehension; the individual and/or thing feared.
    • Question.
    • fearful expectation or expectation
  • adjective:
    • Causing terror or concern: a dread disease.
    • Inspiring awe: the dread presence associated with the headmaster.
    • Terrible; greatly feared.
    • Awe-inspiring; held in fearful awe.
    • Exciting great worry or apprehension; causing terror; frightful; dreadful.
    • Inspiring with reverential concern; awful' venerable
    • causing worry or fear or terror
  • verb:
    • To fear significantly.
    • To anticipate with concern.
    • be afraid or frightened of; be frightened of
  • others:
    • To worry in a great level; take shrinking apprehension or expectation of: utilized mainly with reference to the future: as, to dread death.
    • resulting in to concern; alarm; frighten.
    • To venerate; hold in respectful awe.
    • to stay in great worry, particularly of a thing that can come to pass through.
    • dreadful; such to excite great worry or apprehension; awful; frightful.
    • This is certainly to-be dreaded or feared; awful; solemn; venerable: as, dread sovereign; a dread tribunal.

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