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dreadful; dread; ghastly; gruesome; grisly; blood-curdling; hideous; horrible; horrific; horrifying; horrendous; terrifying [listen] [listen] [listen] [listen] furchtbar; schrecklich; entsetzlich; grässlich; grauslich [ugs.] [Bayr.] [Ös.]; grauenhaft; gräulich [geh.]; schauerlich {adj} [listen] [listen]

a hideous mistake ein furchtbarer Fehler

ghastly weather grässliches Wetter

blood-curdling screams markerschütternde Schreie

a hideous nightmare; a terrifying nightmare ein schrecklicher Alptraum

a dreadful / appalling / horrific accident ein schlimmer Unfall; ein schrecklicher Unfall

to be horrific ein Bild des Grauens bieten

Cancer is a dreadful disease. Krebs ist eine schreckliche Krankheit.

That's horrible! Das ist schrecklich!

It's horrible weather. Es ist scheußliches Wetter.

His room was a ghastly mess. Sein Zimmer war ein furchtbares Chaos.

horrific mugshot; terrible mugshot; dreadful mugshot (of sb.) [coll.] Meuchelfoto {n} (von jdm.) [ugs.]

horrific mugshots; terrible mugshots; dreadful mugshots Meuchelfotos {pl}

atrocity; bestiality; outrage; monstrous act; enormity [formal] [listen] [listen] Gräueltat {f}; Greueltat {f} [alt]; Schreckenstat {f}; Gewalttat {f}

a dreadful atrocity eine entsetzliche Gräueltat

the enormities of war die Gräueltaten im Krieg

to commit criminal enormities brutale Verbrechen begehen

novel [listen] Roman {m}; Langerzählung {f} [selten] [lit.]

novels Romane {pl}

adventure novel Abenteuerroman {m}

cloak-and-dagger novel Agentenroman {m}; Spionageroman {m}

medical romance novel; medical fiction Arztroman {m}

coming-of-age novel; bildungsroman Bildungsroman {m}

epistolary novel Briefroman {m}

private detective novel; private investigator novel; PI novel Detektivroman {m}

dialogue novel; dialog novel Dialogroman {m}

entwicklungsroman; development novel Entwicklungsroman {m}

fantasy novel Fantasy-Roman {m}

serial novel; serial [listen] Fortsetzungsroman {m}

photo comic; photonovel; fotonovela Fotoroman {m}

contemporary novel Gegenwartsroman {m}

penny dreadful; dime novel [Am.] Groschenroman {m}; Heftroman {m}; Hintertreppenroman {m}; Kitschroman {m}; Billigroman {m} [lit.]

penny dreadfuls; dime novels Groschenromane {pl}; Heftromane {pl}; Hintertreppenromane {pl}; Kitschromane {pl}; Billigromane {pl}

rural novel; regional novel Heimatroman {m}

serialized pulp novel Kolportageroman {m}

detective novel; mystery novel Kriminalroman {m} [lit.]

Künstlerroman; artist novel Künstlerroman {m}

short novel Kurzroman {m}

romantic novel Liebesroman {m}

write-along novel; collaborative novel Mitschreibroman {m}; Interaktivroman {m}

horror novel; Gothic novel Schauerroman {m}; Gruselroman {m} [lit.]

picaresque novel Schelmenroman {m}; pikarischer/pikaresker Roman

roman a clef Schlüsselroman {m}

funny novel Schmunzelroman {m}

trashy novel; pulp novel Schundroman {m}; Kitschroman {m}

sensation novel Sensationsroman {m}

novel of manners Sittenroman {m}

non-fiction novel Tatsachenroman {m}

science fiction novel; sci-fi novel Zukunftsroman {m}; Science-Fiction-Roman {m}

vision (of sth.) [fig.] [listen] Vision {f}; Vorstellung {f}; Sicht {f} (von etw.) [übtr.] [listen] [listen]

visions Visionen {pl}; Vorstellungen {pl}; Sichten {pl} [listen]

dreadful vision; terrifying vision schreckliche Vorstellung; Schreckbild {n}

panic-stricken; of panic panisch; kopflos; von Panik ergriffen {adj}

screams of panic panische Schreie

a feeling of sheer terror panische Angst

She has a dreadful fear of spiders. / Spiders scare her to death. Sie hat panische Angst vor Spinnen.

Eleven were trampled to death in the panic-stricken rush for the exits. Elf Personen wurden im panischen Gedränge zu den Ausgängen zu Tode getrampelt.

Anxiety may reach panic proportions when the drug user feels that this state will never end. Die Angst kann panische Ausmaße annehmen, wenn der Drogenkonsument das Gefühl hat, dass dieser Zustand niemals aufhört.

His first reaction was one of panic. Seine erste Reaktion war panisch.

Investors pulled out their money and the market players reacted in panic. Die Anleger zogen ihr Geld ab und die Marktteilnehmer reagierten panisch.
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