Definition of Misdread

1. n. Dread of evil.



Definition of Misdread

1. Noun. (obsolete) Dread of evil. ¹

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Definition of Misdread

1. a dread of evil [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misdread

misdoes
misdoing
misdoings
misdone
misdonne
misdoom
misdoubt
misdoubted
misdoubtful
misdoubting
misdoubts
misdraw
misdrawing
misdrawn
misdraws
misdread (current term)
misdreads
misdrew
misdrive
misdriven
misdrives
misdriving
misdrove
mise
mise-en-scene
mise en abyme
mise en place
mise en scene
misease
miseased

Literary usage of Misdread

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1. Shakespeare's History of Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare (1905)
"10 Then it is thus : the passions of the mind, - That have their first conception by misdread, Have after-nourishment and life by care; / And what was first ..."

2. The Works of the Right Reverend Joseph Hall by Joseph Hall, Philip Wynter (1863)
"Needs me then hope, or doth me need misdread; 25 Hope for that honour, dread that wrongful spite : Spite of the party, honour of the deed, Which wont alone ..."

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