Synonyms and Antonyms of dreadful
- a dreadful storm
- a dreadful performance
abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly
acceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed (also blest), desirable, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable (or likeable), luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, welcome
- dreadful news of a fire
- the dreadful heat of the desert
- They made a dreadful mess of the kitchen.
absolute, all-out, arrant, blank, categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, dead, deadly, definite, downright, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, very
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