Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Dreadful"

The meaning of "Dreadful" in various phrases and sentences

Q: dreadful ne anlama geliyor?
A: Dreadful is an adjective used to describe something you are not looking forward to
Q: dreadful ne anlama geliyor?
A: awful or terrible
Q: dreadful ne anlama geliyor?
A: Its like awful, horrible
Q: dreadful ne anlama geliyor?
A: Very bad
"I feel dreadful today" = "I feel very bad today"
Or
"The weather is dreadful today" = "the weather is very bad today"

Example sentences using "Dreadful"

Q: dreadful ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "kissing you was a dreadful experience I wish never to repeat."
Q: dreadful sorry ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I’m dreadfully sorry that you have lost your cat.

I’m dreadfully sorry to have spilt my wine all over you.

You will be dreadfully sorry if you tip that paint over the headmasters car!

You will be dreadfully sorry if I catch you teasing your brother like that again!
Q: dreadful ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Serious use:
The tragedies around the world are always sad, but when humanity inflicts suffering onto itself with war is when tragedy becomes truly dreadful.

Casual exaggerations:

When I woke up my hair was dreadful.

I accidentally sipped stale coffee; it was dreadful.

This weather is dreadful. Will the rain ever end?

*note* Although these phrases are fluent and understandable, the word dreadful is usually replaced by these more common synonyms that are usually used in the same grammatical manner:

terrible
awful
horrible
horrendous
devastating

super casual phrase:
"messed up"

Synonyms of "Dreadful" and their differences

Q: dreadful ve terrible arasındaki fark nedir?
A: they are basically the same thing:)
Q: dreadful ve terrible arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Great question!
Dreadful and Terrible both have a negative meaning of "very bad", but they have quite a different tone, and some less common meanings that are very different.
"Terrible" is much, much more common, and has a very neutral tone.
[That movie was terrible = That movie was very very bad] These two are basically identical in tone and meaning.

"Dreadful" means just as bad as "terrible", but it also implies an emotional response to how bad something is.
"They were in a terrible state." = "They were in a very bad state."
"They were in a dreadful state." = "They were in a very bad state, and I felt bad about that."

Dreadful also sounds more old-fashioned than terrible.
Q: dreadful ve awful arasındaki fark nedir?
A: By definition there is not much difference. However, I have always perceived dreadful to be worse than awful.
Losing his job was awful, but losing his house and car was dreadful.
Q: dreadful ve dreaded arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Dreadful: terrible, bad
Dreaded (adjective): something that people fear, scary
Dreaded (verb, past tense): something that someone feared in the past
Q: dreadful ve frightful arasındaki fark nedir?
A: I usually use "dreadful" for great natural disaster while "frightful" for something alarming other thing.

「The magnitude of Tohoku earthquake causes dreadful tsunami.」
「The howl of frightful nighthawks awakened its surrounding.」

Translations of "Dreadful"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? dreadful
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? dreadful
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? dreadful
A: Say it like dred-full

Other questions about "Dreadful"

Q: dreadful bu doğru görünüyor mu?
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Q: (dreadful) bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: On this one you're saying dreatful. Try pronouncing the second 'd' more 😁👍🏼.

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