Dreadful - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 11/04/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Dreadful.

7 letter answer(s) to 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"
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

9 letter answer(s) to dreadful

ATROCIOUS
  1. 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"
  2. exceptionally bad or displeasing;
  3. 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"

4 letter answer(s) to dreadful

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"
GRIM
  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. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
  3. filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
  4. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "gr

6 letter answer(s) to dreadful

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"

8 letter answer(s) to dreadful

SHOCKING
  1. giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation;
  2. glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident"
  3. inflict a trauma upon
  4. subject to electrical shocks
  5. collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain"
  6. collide violently
  7. strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her"
  8. surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
  9. strike with disgust or revulsion;

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