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