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Fear

Definition

[n] an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
[n] an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
[v] regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"
[v] be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!"
[v] be uneasy or apprehensive about; "I fear the results of the final exams"
[v] be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement; "I fear I won't make it to your wedding party"
[v] be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event; "I fear she might get aggressive"


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Antonyms

bravery, fearlessness