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dreadful

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2 causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
  • a dreadful performance of a beautiful piece of music

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The first known use of dreadful was in the 13th century

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“Dreadful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dreadful. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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