Synonyms of 'dire'

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