Definitions of dreadfulness

  1. a quality of extreme unpleasantness Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for dreadfulness

  1. He wondered what they did in Italy to people who " beat" hotels; and, remembering what some one had told him of the dreadfulness of Italian jails, convulsive shudderings seized upon him. – His Own People by Booth Tarkington
  2. I am thinking of the dreadfulness of being ashamed of the dearest thing you have, and the way hearts break under it. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner