Part of speech:
Terrible; greatly feared.
(Slang) Timid or cowardly
Able or quick to apprehend or understand
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
Feeling great horror or dismay; terrified; horrified
The definition of atrocious is something evil, cruel or absolutely horrible.
Involved or responsible.
Exhibiting the characteristics of a coward, particularly ignoble fear:
Characterized by abject fear; cowardly.
Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
Deficient in conviction or courage; timid.
Causing or capable of causing fear:
Filled with fright; terrified
Causing fright; terrifying; alarming
Unrelenting or uncompromising:
(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
(Archaic) Excessively careful and precise.
Exhibiting or experiencing fear; timid.
Lacking courage; cowardly.
Highly offensive to good taste, propriety, etc.; extremely revolting
Lacking self-confidence; shy.
Full of or subject to fear; timid
Inclined to fear
The definition of tremulous is quivering, timid or nervous.
Feeling, exhibiting, or expressing no fear.
The definition of courageous is showing courage and being brave.
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
Fair and comfortable:
Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
Easily scared; very timid.
(Archaic) Capable of making one tremble; terrible.
(Now Chiefly Dial.) Frightened; afraid
Suspicious or distrustful; wary:
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