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Feeling afraid; showing fear or anxiety,
  1. Feeling afraid; showing fear or anxiety
    • - bond traders have remained fearful of inflation
    • - the mothers were fearful that their daughters would marry and move abroad
  2. Causing or likely to cause people to be afraid; horrifying
    • - a fearful accident
  3. Very great
    • - he could cause a fearful commotion

  1. experiencing or showing fear; "a fearful glance"; "fearful of criticism"
  2. awful: causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous ...
  3. cowardly: lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley
  4. extremely distressing; "fearful slum conditions"; "a frightful mistake"
  5. timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"
  6. (fearfully) in fear, "she hurried down the stairs fearfully"
  7. (fearfulness) fear: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
  8. (fearfulness) the trait of being afraid
  9. Fear is an emotional response to a perceived threat. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. Some psychologists such as John B. ...
  10. frightening; frightened, filled with terror; terrible
  11. terrible; espantoso; temeroso; grande; enorme; tremendo; terrible; de miedo
  12. cause fear, frightening, terrifying, experience/feel (fear/anxiousness/apprehension | reverence/dread/awe), afraid, terrible, bad, dreadful, awful