Direfulness
Direful Dire"ful, a. [Dire + -ful.] Dire; dreadful; terrible; calamitous; woeful; as, a direful fiend; a direful day. -- {Dire"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Dire"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • direfulness — See direfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • direfulness — dire·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • direfulness — noun see direful * * * direˈfulness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑dire …   Useful english dictionary

  • direful — direfully, adv. direfulness, n. /duyeur feuhl/, adj. 1. dreadful; awful; terrible. 2. indicating trouble: direful forecasts. [1575 85; DIRE + FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • baseness — n 1. vileness, meanness, lowness, viciousness, badness; sordidness, ignobility, foulness, sinisterness, darkness, black heartedness; balefulness, dread fulness, direness, direfulness, grimness; malice, maleficence, invidiousness; wickedness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vileness — n 1. baseness, meanness, viciousness, lowness, badness; sordidness, ignobility, foulness, sinisterness, darkness, black heartedness; balefulness, dread fulness, direness, direfulness, grimness; wickedness, iniquity, nefariousness, flagitiousness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • direful — /ˈdaɪəfʊl/ (say duyuhfool) adjective dreadful; awful; terrible. –direfully, adverb –direfulness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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