English-German translation for "dreaded"

"dreaded" German translation

Ich hatte gefürchtet, daß er wahnsinnig geworden.
I had dreaded he was mad.
Source: Books
Ich fürchtete eine Antwort, die mich in Verzweiflung treiben würde.
I so dreaded a reply that would crush me with despair.
Source: Books
Ihre Wiederherstellung oder Sicherung beschwört das gefürchtete Gespenst des Kolonialismus herauf.
Restoring or securing it conjures up the dreaded specter of colonialism.
Source: News-Commentary
Jeder horcht, halb wach, auf das gefürchtete Klopfen an der Tür.
Everyone listens half awake for the dreaded knock on the door.
Source: News-Commentary
Und jener strenge, steinerne Ausdruck, den sie so sehr fürchtete, dauerte auf seinem Gesichte an.
And the stern and stony look, which she so dreaded, settled on his face.
Source: Books

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