Definition of Dreadfulness

1. Noun. A quality of extreme unpleasantness.

Exact synonyms: Awfulness, Horridness, Terribleness
Generic synonyms: Unpleasantness
Specialized synonyms: Frightfulness
Derivative terms: Awful, Awful, Awful, Dreadful, Dreadful, Horrid, Horrid, Terrible, Terrible, Terrible, Terrible



Definition of Dreadfulness

1. n. The quality of being dreadful.

Definition of Dreadfulness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being dreadful. ¹

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Definition of Dreadfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreadfulness

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drayman
draymen
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drazel
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dread(a)
dreadable
dreaded
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dreaders
dreadful
dreadfull
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dreadfulness (current term)
dreadfulnesses
dreadfuls
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dreadless
dreadlessness
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dreadlocked
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dreadlocks
dreadly
dreadnaught
dreadnaughts
dreadnought

Literary usage of Dreadfulness

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1. Nursery Tales, Traditions, & Histories of the Zulus, in Their Own Words by Henry Callaway (1868)
"That then is the dreadfulness of the Abatwa, on account of which they are dreaded. FABLES. ... dreadfulness ..."

2. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... A DREADFUL PERSON", One who causes fear, superstitions, or by his own dreadfulness. ... dreadfulness ..."

3. A Consideration of the Sermon on the Mount by Daniel Harvey Hill (1858)
"conspire to blunt its sting, how fearful must be its torture amid the sulphureous waves of perdition. The dreadfulness of that torment, eye hath not seen, ..."

4. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"The sense which he has of the dreadfulness of bis present state. ... The dreadfulness of the condition, which unconverted men are in in this respect, ..."

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