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dread

noun

1 dread

Fearful expectation or anticipation.

synonyms: apprehension, apprehensiveness.

Roget 860: fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence; apprehensiveness, fearfulness etc. adj.; solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving; feeze [U.S.]; ... show more

Dutch: voorgevoel



verb

1 dread

Be afraid or scared of; be frightened of.

synonym: fear.

Dutch: schrik hebben, bang zijn, schrik hebben van, duchten, vrezen, aanhikken, opkijken, opzien

adjective

1 dread

Causing fear or dread or terror:
— The dread presence of the headmaster.
— Polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was.
— A dreadful storm.

synonyms: awful, dire, direful, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific ... show more.

Roget 860: fearing etc. v.; frightened etc. v.; in fear, in a fright etc. n.; haunted with the fear of etc. n.; afeard.    ... show more

Polish: okropny, straszny


Moby thesaurus: abject fear, affright, agitation, alarm, all-overs, angst, anguish, anticipate, anticipation, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, appalling, apprehend, apprehension, apprehensiveness ... show more.

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