Adjective Definition

dire

1.Definition: causing fear or dread or terror

"Dire news", "A career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"

Related Adjective(s):awful, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible


2.Definition: fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless

"A dire emergency"

Related Adjective(s):desperate




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