Translation of "dread" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /dred/ us /dred/

a strong feeling of fear or worry

a dread of being lonely il terrore di essere soli
verb uk /dred/ us /dred/

to feel worried or frightened about something that has not happened yet

temere, aver paura di
I’m dreading the first day at my new school. Ho paura del primo giorno alla mia nuova scuola.
I dread seeing him again. Mi spaventa rivederlo.

(Translation of “dread” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)