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?)