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See definition of dreadfulness on Dictionary.com
  • as inatrociousness
  • as inmonstrosity

synonyms for dreadfulness

  • atrocity
  • awfulness
  • frightfulness
  • ghastliness
  • gruesomeness
  • horridness
  • monstrosity
  • rankness
  • repulsiveness
  • egregiousness
  • flagrance
  • flagrancy
  • flagrantness
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How to use dreadfulness in a sentence

It is the old men, the women, the children, the babies and the physically imperfect who must bear the brunt of dreadfulness.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
Along with this well-being came again appreciation of the dreadfulness of her case.
HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
The Death of Halpin Frazer has a touch of almost unbearable dreadfulness.
THE SUPERNATURAL IN MODERN ENGLISH FICTIONDOROTHY SCARBOROUGH
Need we remind you again of the dreadfulness of hell—of the certainty that it shall overtake the impenitent sinner?
HENRY MARTYN SAINT AND SCHOLARGEORGE SMITH
These witnesses He qualified to see the truth in its vast proportions and feel it in its divine dreadfulness.
SKETCHES OF THE COVENANTERSJ. C. MCFEETERS
There 264is luxuriance close to barrenness, gracefulness close to dreadfulness, life close to loneliness.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FEELING FOR NATURE IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND MODERN TIMESALFRED BIESE
You should rather say, God's majesty and dreadfulness are so great, that I durst not offend him for any provocation.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
To him all the dreadfulness, the mystery, the pain and the solitude have melted away, and death has become a mere change of place.
EXPOSITIONS OF HOLY SCRIPTUREALEXANDER MACLAREN
There's a frightful constraint, a chilly, creepy dreadfulness steals about the party.
THIS FREEDOMA. S. M. HUTCHINSON
This is really what Milly calls a state of dreadfulness—no other word will describe it.
WITCH WINNIE'S MYSTERY, OR THE OLD OAK CABINETELIZABETH W. CHAMPNEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DREADFULNESS

  • atrocity
  • awfulness
  • dreadfulness
  • egregiousness
  • flagrance
  • flagrancy
  • flagrantness
  • frightfulness
  • ghastliness
  • gruesomeness
  • horridness
  • monstrosity
  • rankness
  • repulsiveness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.