Definition of Dreadly

1. a. Dreadful.



Definition of Dreadly

1. Adjective. (obsolete) dreadful ¹

2. Adverb. (obsolete) With dread. ¹

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Definition of Dreadly

1. in a fearful manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreadly

dreaders
dreadful
dreadfull
dreadfully
dreadfulness
dreadfulnesses
dreadfuls
dreading
dreadingly
dreadless
dreadlessness
dreadlock
dreadlocked
dreadlocking
dreadlocks
dreadly (current term)
dreadnaught
dreadnaughts
dreadnought
dreadnoughts
dreads
dream
dream-work
dream catcher
dream catchers
dream come true
dream factory
dream on
dream pain

Literary usage of Dreadly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the American Field Service in France, ʻFriends of France", 1914-1917 by James William Davenport Seymour (1920)
""VALLEYS dreadly DESOLATE" THE road at this point bends to the east before again turning northward, and enters the long valley ..."

2. The Chief European Dramatists: Twenty-one Plays from the Drama of Greece by Brander Matthews (1916)
"... to put from him the doom spoken at Earth's entrai shrine: but that doom ever lives, ever Bita around him. dreadly, in sooth, dreadly doth the wise ..."

3. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, Philip Stanhope Worsley (1862)
"... who with fond intent Thought dreadly to avenge Antinous slain, But now far other was to find the event, Himself not fated to return again, ..."

4. The Monthly Review (1831)
"The thoughts that, like a lava-stream, Consume the mighty to the grave :— Boy ! rouse thee from the dreadly dream, Nor die Ambition's worn-out slave. ..."

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