Share this entry

Synonyms of dire in English:


  • 1 the dire economic situation
  • 2 he was in dire need of help
    urgent, desperate, pressing, crying, sore, grave, serious, extreme, acute, drastic
  • 3 dire warnings of fuel shortages
    ominous, gloomy, grim, dismal, unpropitious, inauspicious, unfavorable, pessimistic
  • Definition of dire in:
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources