What does the word dreadful mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Inspiring dread; terribl; awful.

Usage examples for dreadful

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