Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Inspiring dread; terribl; awful.

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Usage examples "dreadful":

  1. It would be dreadful if I was not one before you come. - "A Little Hero", Mrs. H. Musgrave.
  2. " It's a dreadful thing makin' a mistake in marriage," said Andrew. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.
  3. He's a dreadful- looking man. - "From the Valley of the Missing", Grace Miller White.