This is the first time I've seen such a dreadful movie.
The massacre in Norway and the recent rebellion and the booty in England, are dreadful in consideration of the circumstances that the world drifted into.
I've never heard anything more dreadful.
It is dreadful that a nuclear crisis has hit Japan.
The consequences of Sendai's earthquake were dreadful!
The yacht was at the mercy of the dreadful storm.
Eleanor suffered severely for her conjugal affection even after the death of her husband by being imprisoned for the dreadful period of forty-three years.
It was good for both of us to get away from that dreadful new woman at work.
Some people love going to the opera, but for others there's no more dreadful way to spend three hours.
It was a dreadful shok for poor Charles to discover that his wife was cheating on him!
1. I had a dreadful dream last night. / 2. Because he really did have a dreadful habit of... / 3. In the night I heard a dreadful scream. / 4. There's been a dreadful mistake.
If I would have let those fears hold me back, I would still be working a job doing energy audits, is what I did before this, in houses, which is going and checking houses for energy efficiency, and it was just dreadful.
If you convey to a woman that something ought to be done, there is always a dreadful danger that she will suddenly do it.