|Causing fear or dread or terror.|
The awful war.
An awful risk.
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.
|Exceptionally bad or displeasing.|
An awful voice.
A painful performance.
An unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room.
|Intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality.|
A severe case of flu.
A terrible cough.
Under wicked fire from the enemy's guns.
A wicked cough.