Dreadful - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 23/09/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Dreadful.

ABYSMAL
  1. resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"
  2. very great; limitless; "abysmal misery"; "abysmal stupidity"
ATROCIOUS
  1. shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
  2. provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"
  3. exceptionally bad or displeasing;
DIRE
  1. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
  2. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless; "a desperate illness"; "on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall; "a dire emergency"
GHASTLY
  1. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
  2. gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs"
  3. Horrid
HORRID
  1. exceedingly bad; "when she was bad she was horrid"
  2. grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"
SHOCKING
  1. giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation;
  2. collide violently
  3. glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident"
  4. strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her"
  5. surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
  6. strike with disgust or revulsion;
  7. inflict a trauma upon
  8. subject to electrical shocks
  9. collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain"

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