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fears, plural;
  1. Be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or threatening
    • - he said he didn't care about life so why should he fear death?
    • - farmers fear that they will lose business
  2. Feel anxiety or apprehension on behalf of
    • - I fear for the city with this madman let loose in it
  3. Avoid or put off doing something because one is afraid
    • - they aim to make war so horrific that potential aggressors will fear to resort to it
  4. Used to express regret or apology
    • - I'll buy her book, though not, I fear, the hardback version
  5. Regard (God) with reverence and awe

  1. An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat
    • - drivers are threatening to quit their jobs in fear after a cabby's murder
    • - fear of increasing unemployment
    • - he is prey to irrational fears
  2. A mixed feeling of dread and reverence
    • - the love and fear of God
  3. A feeling of anxiety concerning the outcome of something or the safety and well-being of someone
    • - police launched a search for the family amid fears for their safety
  4. The likelihood of something unwelcome happening
    • - she could observe the other guests without too much fear of attracting attention

  1. an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
  2. be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event; "I fear she might get aggressive"
  3. be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!"
  4. concern: an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
  5. a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration"
  6. be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement; "I fear I won't make it to your wedding party"
  7. 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. ...
  8. Fear is a low-budget film noir released in 1946 and directed by Alfred Zeisler. The film is considered a loose adaptation of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
  9. Fear is a Thriller/Horror/Suspense movie. It is directed by Rockne S. O'Bannon and stars Ally Sheedy, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Michael O'Keefe, Lauren Hutton, Keone Young, Stan Shaw, Dean Goodman, Don Hood and Jonathan Prince.
  10. Fear is a 2006 thriller by Jeff Abbott.
  11. Fear is an American punk band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1977, and is still active today. Credited for helping to shape the sound and style of American hardcore punk, ...
  12. Adventure into Fear (officially titled simply Fear) is an American horror comic book published by Marvel Comics from November 1970 through December 1975, for 31 issues. ...
  13. A strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat; A phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone; Extreme veneration or awe, as toward a supreme being or deity; To cause fear to; to frighten; To feel fear about (something); To venerate; ...
  14. (feared) "Fear" in this case does not mean "to be afraid." Instead, this term refers to respecting and honoring God.
  15. (Fears) Thoughts, ideas, or emotions that cause great anxiety and desire for avoidance
  16. (Fears) To dream that you feel fear from any cause, denotes that your future engagements will not prove so successful as was expected. For a young woman, this dream forebodes disappointment and unfortunate love.
  17. The concrete Hebraic meaning of this verb is "to flow." It is related to the word yorehh ^[str:3138] meaning "first rain" and ye'or ^[str:2975] meaning "stream." When you are seriously afraid of something, you can feel your insides "flowing. ...
  18. A natural protective instinct that actually allows conditions to continue and only serves to reinforce the cycle of denial. A trained interventionist will help remove these barriers by allowing all concerned to see the truth.
  19. Responses to actual, present, external danger.
  21. What exactly is fear? Fear is a personal reaction to....? Is still real although invisible, its actually something that we create ourselves, hence the ' we have nothing to fear, but fear itself'. ...
  22. An emotional response, involving the release of certain hormones into the bloodstream by glands and certain neural behaviors that tends to motivate escape operants.
  23. "the grotesque object always displays a combination of fearsome and ludicrous qualities [...] it simultaneously arouses reactions of fear and amusement in the observer" (Lee Byron Jennings The Ludicrous Demon: Aspects of the Grotesque in German Post-Romantic Prose).
  24. miedo; temor; cuidado; veneración; temer; recelar; tener miedo
  25. n.  The emotional and physical reaction to an identifiable or percieved source of danger