direfulness


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dire·ful

 (dīr′fəl)
adj.
1. Inspiring dread; terrible.
2. Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.

dire′ful·ly adv.
dire′ful·ness n.

direfulness

(ˈdaɪəfʊlnəs)
n
literary or jocular the state or fact of being direful