(Informal) Very bad or unpleasant
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
Very great in scope or importance:
The definition of creepy is scary or causing fear.
Worthy of respect or honor.
Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
(Informal) Unpleasant; annoying
Of, like, or suggesting a spook or spooks; weird; eerie
Arousing fear, dread, or alarm:
Mysterious, uncanny, or weird, esp. in such a way as to frighten or disturb
Of, like, or characteristic of a ghost; spectral
Able or quick to apprehend or understand
Causing horror, shock, or dismay
The definition of dire is something so bad or scary that it causes distress or terror.
Causing or likely to cause shivering; chilling; terrifying
Of or like hair
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