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dreadful

US [ˈdredfəl]
UK [ˈdredf(ə)l]
  • adj.糟糕透顶的;讨厌的;令人不快的;(强调糟糕的程度)极其的
  • n.〈英〉(趣味低级,售价便宜的)惊险小说[杂志]
  • Web可怕的;令人敬畏的;好可怕
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adj.
1.
糟糕透顶的;讨厌的;令人不快的very bad or unpleasant
What dreadful weather!
多么讨厌的天气!
What a dreadful thing to say!
话说得太难听了!
It's dreadful the way they treat their staff.
他们对待雇员的方式糟糕透了。
How dreadful!
多讨厌啊!
Jane looked dreadful(= looked ill or tired) .
简看上去脸色很不好。
2.
[obn]
(强调糟糕的程度)极其的,极坏的used to emphasize how bad sth is
She's making a dreadful mess of things.
她把事情搞得一塌糊涂。
I'm afraid there's been a dreadful mistake.
恐怕是出了大错。
3.
[ubn]
可怕的;令人畏惧的;使人痛苦的causing fear or suffering
a dreadful accident
可怕的事故
They suffered dreadful injuries.
他们严重受伤。

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