Definition of dreaded in English:

dreaded

Line breaks: dread¦ed
Pronunciation: /ˈdrɛdɪd
 
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adjective

[attributive]
  • Regarded with great fear or apprehension: the dreaded news came that Joe had been wounded humorous the dreaded fax machine
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    • After the dreaded news today, I kept thinking where do we go from here?
    • The good news is, the dreaded event is not happening until September.
    • The marketplace is eerily quiet, as many people are staying away in fear of catching the dreaded bird flu.

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