Synonyms of 'dire'

arrant, base, blameworthy, critical, dark, detestable, enormous, formidable, fulsome, ill, importunate, instant, noisome, offensive, redoubtable, regrettable, reprehensible, sad, unblessed, worthless, imperative, ill-starred, ill-omened, ill-fated, ill-boding, horrific, horrid, horrible, horrendous, hideous, heinous, heartbreaking, hateful, hapless, gruesome, gross, grisly, grim, grievous, gloomy, ghastly, funest, frightful, foul, foreboding, flagrant, filthy, fetid, fell, fateful, fatal, exigent, evil, egregious, dreary, dreadful, dread, donsie, disgusting, disastrous, direful, destructive, despicable, desperate, depressed, deplorable, crying, crucial, contemptible, climacteric, clamorous, clamant, catastrophic, cataclysmic, calamitous, burning, brutal, boding, Black, beastly, baneful, baleful, bad, awful, awesome, atrocious, astounding, appalling, apocalyptic, abominable, wretched, wreckful, worst, woeful, villainous, vile, urgent, untoward, unspeakable, unprosperous, unpropitious, unpromising, unlucky, unhappy, unfortunate, unfavorable, underprivileged, unclean, tremendous, tragic, terrific, terrible, star-crossed, squalid, sordid, somber, sinister, shoddy, shocking, shameful, shabby, schlock, ruinous, rotten, repulsive, rank, portentous, planet-struck, pitiful, pitiable, outrageous, ominous, odious, obnoxious, notorious, nefarious, nasty, morbid, monstrous, macabre, luckless, lowering, lousy, loathsome, lamentable, infamous, inauspicious