Dreadful and Horrible


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Dreadful adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a dreadful hurricane

Horrible is a synonym for dreadful in terrible topic. In some cases you can use "Horrible" instead the word "Dreadful" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like property, good, pale, frightful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: dread, dreadfully, dreaded, dreading
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Horrible adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: a horrible car accident that left eyewitnesses in a state of shock

Dreadful is a synonym for horrible in terrible topic. You can use "Dreadful" instead the word "Horrible" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as property, good, pale, unpleasant. popular alternative
Nearby Words: horrid, horror, horrify, horribly
Synonyms for Horrible

Things that words describes

manner dreadful manner horrible manner
sound dreadful sound horrible sound
stuff dreadful stuff horrible stuff
fate dreadful fate horrible fate
Other nouns: place, situation, time, example, music, crime, curse, results, conditions, singer, ways, consequences, puns, wounds, monsters, fates.

Both words in one sentence

  • Western Animation / Daria Dreadful Musician: Trent Lane and the other members of Mystik Spiral are intended to be horrible musicians.
  • Western Animation / Alpha and Omega Dreadful Musician: For all his capabilities and prowess, Garth has a horrible howl that drops birds if they're in range.
  • Literature / The Dinosaur Lords Dreadful Musician: Karyl is a horrible musician, and Rob, who's a professional trubadour, can't help but point it out.
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