Part of speech:
Causing fright; terrifying; alarming
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
(Archaic) Excessively careful and precise.
Exhibiting or experiencing fear; timid.
Lacking courage; cowardly.
Highly offensive to good taste, propriety, etc.; extremely revolting
Filled with fright; terrified
Unrelenting or uncompromising:
(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
Terrible; greatly feared.
(Slang) Timid or cowardly
Able or quick to apprehend or understand
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:
The definition of dire is something so bad or scary that it causes distress or terror.
(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
Feeling great horror or dismay; terrified; horrified
Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
The definition of atrocious is something evil, cruel or absolutely horrible.
Involved or responsible.
Characterized by abject fear; cowardly.
Deficient in conviction or courage; timid.
Easily scared; very timid.
(Archaic) Capable of making one tremble; terrible.
(Now Chiefly Dial.) Frightened; afraid
Suspicious or distrustful; wary:
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