anticipate with great apprehension or fear.
“Jane was dreading the party”
synonyms: fear, be afraid of, worry about, be anxious about, have forebodings about, feel apprehensive about; More
regard with great awe or reverence.
“the man whom Henry dreaded as the future champion of English freedom”
I dread my visit to the psychiatric in a few minutes. Been procrastinating all day about it. Didn’t want to leave home. Pretended I could forget it. Pretended I can change the date; call in sick. But I know I can’t do that.
Don’t want to reduce my intake. Dreading tomorrow…