German translation of 'dread'
sich fürchten vor +dat
⇒ I'm dreading Christmas this year
dieses Jahr graut es mir schon vor Weihnachten
⇒ I dread to think what may happen
ich wage nicht daran zu denken, was passieren könnte
⇒ I dread or I'm dreading seeing her again
ich denke mit Schrecken an ein Wiedersehen mit ihr
⇒ he dreads going to the dentist
er hat schreckliche Angst davor, zum Zahnarzt zu gehen
- a sense of dread
ein Angstgefühl nt
⇒ the thought filled me with dread
bei dem Gedanken wurde mir angst und bange
⇒ to live in dread of being found out
in ständiger Angst davor leben, entdeckt zu werden
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Example Sentences Including 'dread'
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No longer does he dread touring.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
We look at past history, at the drama which brought us here, with feelings of horror and dread.Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)
He has boosted her confidence and expanded her social life because she no longer dreads going out for fear of fitting in public.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
His winnings are soon so extravagant that the superstitious local Chinese begin to view him with a mixture of awe and incipient dread.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I'm dreading the day she wants to open a social media account.The Sun (2017)
It is also suffused with anxiety and dread.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It sounds great but I dread going to work.The Sun (2011)
Many people have a dread of snakes.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We may soon come to see this dread disease largely as a manageable and chronic condition.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I dread it and feel the pressure of all the expectation.The Sun (2014)
Italy has learnt to relish this fixture as much as Scotland has come to dread it.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The moment we have dreaded for so long has arrived.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They dread the thought that she might have been buried alive and trying to reach out.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Cold dread wrapped itself around me.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I dread to think what the teachers thought.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It is the stay-at-home mother's deepest dread.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Mancunian businesses must be dreading the day rich Arabs discover Glasgow.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
One class in particular I would dread teaching.The Sun (2015)
The idea of my uncle giving me away is making me dread the day.The Sun (2016)
For some there is initial horror and dread, for others there is sadness and regret, and for others there is anxiety and fear.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Most people dread these conversations with their boss.Christianity Today (2000)
I dreaded to think how much of their lives depended on the whim of this man.The Crossing-Place (1993)
Perhaps this is why fear is so dreaded.EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)
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British English: dread VERB
If you dread something, you feel very anxious because you think it will be unpleasant or upsetting.
I've been dreading this moment for a long time.
British English: dread NOUN
Dread is a feeling of great anxiety and fear about something that may happen.
She thought with dread of the cold winters to come.
Translation of dread from the Collins English to German Dictionary