What is another word for direful?

257 synonyms found


[ dˈa͡ɪ͡əfə͡l], [ dˈa‍ɪ‍əfə‍l], [ d_ˈaɪə_f_əl]

Synonyms for Direful:

How to use "Direful" in context?

The word "direful" is defined as being full of worry or sadness. This adjective is most often used to describe situations or people that are very alarming or troublesome. When one uses the word "direful," they are usually emphasizing how serious the situation or person is. For example, when a neighbor starts having loud and chaotic arguments late at night, it would be direful to hear. When describing the weather, a direful description would be "she saw a dismal sunset." In both cases, the speaker is emphasizing how negative or bad the situation is.

There are many different uses for the word "direful.

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