Definition of dreaded in English:

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dreaded

Pronunciation: /ˈdrɛdɪd/

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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