Daily Archives: August 5, 2011

Dread — or fear

Dread?   Have you ever said you dread doing
something?  Chances are you may or may not be using the word correctly.

Note that dread is different that phobias.  I did a blog post on phobias  a couple of days ago.

Dread is defined as terror or apprehension about something in the future.

It is a great fear or apprehension

Dread is somewhat different from fear. Fear seems to be a natural reaction or instinct. On the other hand, dread is more of a self-projected fear. It in, one imagines the effects and potential possibilities of the situation.

What do you dread (or fear?)