Synonyms of dread in English:

dread

verb

  • I used to dread going home at night
    fear, be afraid of, worry about, be anxious about, have forebodings about, feel apprehensive about;
    be terrified by, cower at, tremble/shudder at, cringe from, shrink from, quail from, flinch from
    informal have cold feet about, be in a blue funk about
    [Antonyms] look forward to
  • noun

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  • she was filled with dread
    [Antonyms] confidence
  • adjective

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  • a dread secret
    awful, feared, frightening, alarming, terrifying, frightful, terrible, horrible, dreadful, dire;
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