Dread [ dred]
Dread is a verb, noun, and an adjective, i.e. it can be used as any one of these
- To anticipate something with fear [Verb]
- Fear [Noun]
- Scary or horrible [Adjective]
Usage Example 1:
Maria dreaded traveling by air.
Usage Example 2:
She was shivering with dread when she woke up in the middle of the night.
Usage Example 3:
His disease is dreadful and contagious.
Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.Marcus Aurelias