Dreadfulness
Dreadfulness Dread"ful*ness, n. The quality of being dreadful. [1913 Webster]

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  • dreadfulness — noun see dreadful I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dreadfulness — See dreadfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • dreadfulness — noun The characteristic of being dreadful …   Wiktionary

  • dreadfulness — n. awfulness, terribleness, frightfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dreadfulness — dread·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • dreadfulness — noun a quality of extreme unpleasantness • Syn: ↑awfulness, ↑horridness, ↑terribleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑terrible (for: ↑terribleness), ↑horrid ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • dreadful — dreadfulness, n. /dred feuhl/, adj. 1. causing great dread, fear, or terror; terrible: a dreadful storm. 2. inspiring awe or reverence. 3. extremely bad, unpleasant, or ugly: dreadful cooking; a dreadful hat. n. Brit. 4. See penny dreadful. 5. a… …   Universalium

  • awfulness — noun a quality of extreme unpleasantness (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑dreadfulness, ↑horridness, ↑terribleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑terrible (for: ↑terribleness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • horridness — noun a quality of extreme unpleasantness • Syn: ↑awfulness, ↑dreadfulness, ↑terribleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑terrible (for: ↑terribleness), ↑horrid, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • terribleness — noun a quality of extreme unpleasantness • Syn: ↑awfulness, ↑dreadfulness, ↑horridness • Derivationally related forms: ↑terrible, ↑horrid (for: ↑horridness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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