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Meaning & Definition of Dire in English

English

Dire

/daɪr/

adjective

1. Fraught with extreme danger

  • Nearly hopeless
  • "A desperate illness"
  • "On all fronts the allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- g.c.marshall
  • "A dire emergency"
    synonym:
  • desperate
  • ,
  • dire

2. Causing fear or dread or terror

  • "The awful war"
  • "An awful risk"
  • "Dire news"
  • "A career or vengeance so direful that london was shocked"
  • "The dread presence of the headmaster"
  • "Polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"
  • "A dreadful storm"
  • "A fearful howling"
  • "Horrendous explosions shook the city"
  • "A terrible curse"
    synonym:
  • awful
  • ,
  • dire
  • ,
  • direful
  • ,
  • dread(a)
  • ,
  • dreaded
  • ,
  • dreadful
  • ,
  • fearful
  • ,
  • fearsome
  • ,
  • frightening
  • ,
  • horrendous
  • ,
  • horrific
  • ,
  • terrible