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dire

Sinónimos de dire en inglés:

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  • 1 the dire economic situation
    terrible, dreadful, appalling, frightful, awful, horrible, atrocious, grim, unspeakable, distressing, harrowing, alarming, shocking, outrageous;
    grave, serious, grievous, disastrous, ruinous, calamitous, catastrophic, cataclysmic, devastating, crippling;
    miserable, wretched, woeful;
    informal lousy, chronic
    literary direful
    archaic or humorous parlous
    [Antónimos] good
  • 2 he was in dire need of help
    urgent, desperate, pressing, crying, sore, grave, serious, extreme, acute, drastic;
    critical, crucial, vital
    [Antónimos] mild
  • 3 dire warnings of fuel shortages
    ominous, portentous, gloomy, doom and gloom, sinister;
    grim, dreadful, dismal;
    unpropitious, inauspicious, unfavourable, pessimistic
    [Antónimos] encouraging
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