Word "DREAD" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
causing fear or dread or terror
Synonyms:
awful, dire, direful, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible
Examples:
the dread presence of the headmaster
polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
a dreadful storm

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
fearful expectation or anticipation
Synonyms:
apprehension, apprehensiveness

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
Synonyms:
fear

Crossword Clues for DREAD

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Clue Source Date
Really don’t look forward to days with book, say The Times Cryptic 03 Jan 2022
Great fear USA Today 05 Nov 2021
Romeo coming in late causes terror The Times Cryptic 28 Oct 2021
Anticipate with trepidation New York Times 07 Sep 2021
Intense fear USA Today 28 Jul 2021
Fear The Telegraph Quick 20 Jul 2021
Trepidation Newsday 16 Jul 2021
Great apprehension The Times Concise 10 Jul 2021
Fear The Telegraph Quick 25 May 2021
Awesome duke studied The Sun Two Speed 10 May 2021
Great fear The Sun Two Speed 10 May 2021
Fear greatly Premier Sunday 11 Apr 2021
Romeo in perfect terror The Sun Two Speed 05 Apr 2021
King coming in late causes terror The Sun Two Speed 31 Jan 2021
Romeo coming in late causes terror The Sun Two Speed 11 Jan 2021
Awesome daughter to study The Sun Two Speed 12 Nov 2020
Great apprehension The Times Concise 10 Nov 2020
Intense fear Thomas Joseph 27 Oct 2020
Romeo's gone outside in terror The Sun Two Speed 03 Oct 2020
Great worry The Telegraph Quick 25 Sep 2020
Not look forward to at all Universal 14 Sep 2020
Fearful expectation Irish Times Simplex 19 Aug 2020
Horrible fear New York Times 12 Aug 2020
Apprehension Universal 09 Aug 2020
Anticipatory fear USA Today 08 Aug 2020
Great fear Wall Street Journal 23 Jul 2020
Not look forward to USA Today 22 Jul 2020
Apprehension LA Times Daily 28 Jun 2020
Abject fear Premier Sunday 28 Jun 2020
Apprehension The Washington Post 28 Jun 2020
Awesome Rastafarian The Sun Two Speed 21 Jun 2020
Extreme fear Wall Street Journal 23 Mar 2020
Romeo in unfailing terror The Sun Two Speed 17 Dec 2019
Fear greatly Universal 18 Nov 2019
Definitely not look forward to
Definitely not look forward to New York Times 11 Nov 2019
"Truly, the souls of men are full of __": Shak LA Times Daily 20 Oct 2019
'Truly, the souls of men are full of __': Shak The Washington Post 20 Oct 2019
Hate the idea of USA Today 02 Oct 2019
Really not look forward to New York Times 01 Oct 2019
Pit-of-the-stomach feeling Universal 25 Jul 2019
Sinking feeling Universal 15 Jul 2019
Hardly look forward to LA Times Daily 30 Jun 2019
Trepidation Newsday 30 Jun 2019
Hardly look forward to The Washington Post 30 Jun 2019
Await in terror USA Today 05 Mar 2019
Fearful feeling Wall Street Journal 16 Feb 2019
"Truly, the souls of men are full of __": Shak.
Sinking feeling
Fearful feeling
Hate the idea of
Await in terror
Pit-of-the-stomach feeling
Really not look forward to
Hardly look forward to
Feeling of foreboding Universal 14 Oct 2018
Fear Universal 30 Sep 2018
The old man ringing about object of fear The Telegraph Cryptic 25 Sep 2018
Feeling of anxiety USA Today 19 Sep 2018
Terror Thomas Joseph 31 Aug 2018
Not look forward to at all The Washington Post 06 Aug 2018
Not look forward to at all LA Times Daily 06 Aug 2018
Hate the idea of The Washington Post 01 Jul 2018
Hate the idea of LA Times Daily 01 Jul 2018
Want to avoid doing Newsday 06 Apr 2018
Fear having large number to study The Sun Two Speed 12 Mar 2018
More than fear Universal 11 Mar 2018
Great apprehension Universal 24 Jan 2018
Hate the idea of
Great apprehension
Feeling of foreboding
Fear
Not look forward to at all
Feeling of anxiety
King's gripped by numb fear The Sun Two Speed 31 Dec 2017
Apprehension The Sun Two Speed 31 Dec 2017
Hate the thought of Family Time 17 Dec 2017
More than fear The Washington Post 01 Dec 2017
More than fear LA Times Daily 01 Dec 2017
Great fear Universal 21 Nov 2017
Frightful Wall Street Journal 16 Nov 2017
Foreboding apprehension Universal 15 Nov 2017
Audited taxpayer's emotion, maybe USA Today 11 Sep 2017
Await with trepidation LA Times Daily 02 Aug 2017
Await with trepidation The Washington Post 02 Aug 2017
Fear money is short after onset of devaluation The Times Cryptic 08 Jun 2017
Be fearful of Newsday 24 May 2017
Bad feeling New York Times 18 Feb 2017
Great fear The Telegraph Quick 13 Jan 2017
Audited taxpayer's emotion, maybe
Await with trepidation
Bad feeling
Foreboding apprehension
More than fear
Great fear
Apprehensive fear The Times Concise 13 Dec 2016
Are hopelessly trapped in dead ends and fear the worst The Telegraph Toughie 13 Dec 2016
Not a good sense LA Times Daily 24 Sep 2016
Hardly eager anticipation LA Times Daily 04 Sep 2016
Be fearful of Universal 29 Jul 2016
Intense apprehension Wall Street Journal 16 May 2016
Foreboding feeling Wall Street Journal 09 Apr 2016
Feeling of foreboding The Washington Post 12 Mar 2016
Fear about to occupy the old man The Telegraph Cryptic 10 Mar 2016
Fear making Penny study The Telegraph Cryptic 08 Mar 2016
Fear of onset of darkness? Study needed The Telegraph Cryptic 23 Feb 2016
Coiling adder brings great fear The Sun Two Speed 17 Feb 2016
View with anxiety Universal 13 Feb 2016
Not a good sense
More than fear
View with anxiety
Be fearful of
Hardly eager anticipation
Great fear Premier Sunday 06 Dec 2015
Great apprehension Wall Street Journal 15 Oct 2015
Sinking feeling New York Times 10 Sep 2015
Great fear or apprehension Irish Times Simplex 20 Aug 2015
Uneasy feeling Newsday 19 Jul 2015
Anticipate with fear Irish Times Simplex 02 Jul 2015
Abject terror Eugene Sheffer 01 Jul 2015
Not look forward to at all New York Times 14 Jun 2015
Hate the thought of Newsday 28 May 2015
Abject fear USA Today 20 May 2015
Feeling of foreboding USA Today 31 Mar 2015
Hate the thought of LA Times Daily 01 Feb 2015
Uneasy feeling
Apprehension
Great apprehension
Feeling of foreboding
Hate the thought of
Abject fear
Not look forward to at all
Sinking feeling
Great fear
Hate the thought of
Deep anxiety
Live in fear of
Profound fear
Anticipate with fear
Be fearful of
Angst
Not look forward to
Deep trepidation
Sinking feeling
Foreboding
Extreme fear
Fear
Deep trepidation
Can't contemplate
Anxious anticipation
Can't contemplate
Extreme uneasiness
Hate the thought of
Pre-tax-audit feeling
Await in terror
Feeling of foreboding
Descriptor of the pirate in The Princess Bride
Anticipate with fear
Hate the thought of
Horrible
Angst
Foreboding
More than fear
Serious alarm
Await with fear
Serious alarm
Abject fear
Phobia
Sinking feeling
Live in fear of
Feeling when called to the principal's office
Fearful feeling
No mere worry
Phobia
Live in fear of
Phobia
Live in fear of
Fear
Sense of foreboding
Be scared of
Really fear
Apprehension
Intense apprehension
Be fearful of
Anticipate with fear
More than misgivings
Sense of foreboding
Awe-inspiring
Terrifying
Be apprehensive
Extreme apprehension
Foreboding
Hate the thought of
The willies
Extreme apprehension
Anticipate with alarm
Anticipate with dismay
Fearful anticipation
Be apprehensive
Await with trepidation
Be apprehensive
Can't bear the thought of
Await with fear
Can't bear the thought of
Fear
Profound fear
Terror
Fearful feeling
Fear
Fear greatly
Fear greatly
Huge worry
Fear
Intense fear
Feel anxiety
Great fear
Trepidation
Not look forward to
Extreme fear
Fear greatly
Fearful anticipation
Feeling of foreboding
Terror
Fearful anticipation
Feeling of foreboding
Terror
Don't look forward to
Feeling of unease
Apprehension
Sheer fear
Trepidation
Feeling of unease
Be fearful of
Live in fear of
Sinking feeling
Be very afraid
Feeling before 59 Across?
Great fear
Be afraid of
Apprehension
Trepidation
Have a fear of
Trepidation
Anicipate with fear
The willies
Recoil from
Foreboding
Extreme trepidaiton
Be in fear of
Apprehension
Fearful feeling
Live in fear of
Fear
Flinch from
More than disquiet
Hate the thought of
Anxiety
Pre-tax-audit feeling
Be reluctant
Feeling of foreboding
Trepidation
Trepidation
Heebie-jeebies
Intense fear
Overpowering fear
Feel anxiety
More than misgivings
Angst
Terror
Emotion of a slave named Scott?
Anxiety
Fear greatly
Awesome
Shudder
Hate to face
Intense anxiety
Fear intensely
"Jove's ___ clamours . . . ": Othello
Scaredy-cat's emotion
Be in fear of
Phobia
Face with reluctance.
Be fearful.
Solemn.
Terrible.
Awesome.
Hate to.
Awe-inspiring.
Trepidation.
Fear.
Awe.
Apprehension.
Awesome fear.
Inspiring awe.
Great fear.
Evoked in Nancy by Bill Sykes.
Awful.
Emotion causing gooseflesh.
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