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  Words related to fear

Related / Similar Words: fearfulness, fright, reverence, awe, veneration, concern, care, revere, venerate, dread

 

Definition:
  • an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight);
  • a profound emotion inspired by a deity; "the fear of God";
  • an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction";
  • regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius";
  • be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!";
  • be uneasy or apprehensive about; "I fear the results of the final exams";
  • be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement; "I fear I won''t make it to your wedding party";
  • 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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    Hyponyms: alarm, dismay, consternation, creeps, frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle, horror, hysteria, panic, terror, scare, panic attack, stage fright, apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread, timidity, timidness, timorousness, intimidation, enshrine, saint, worship

     

    Attributes: afraid(p), unafraid(p), fearless

     

    Derivational Morphology: frighten, fright, scare, affright, dread, reverence, revere, venerate, worry, care, concern, interest, occupy, awe, veneration, venerator, apprehension, apprehensiveness, fearfulness

     

    Anagrams: fare

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: ka   Bosnian: bojati and strah  
    Catalan: por and témer and temor   Chinese: 害怕  
    Croatian: bojati and strah   Danish: angst and frygt and frygte  
    Dutch: angst and vrezen   Esperanto: timi  
    Estonian: hirm and kartma   Finnish: pelätä and pelko  
    French: craindre and peur   German: Angst and fürchten and Gottesfurcht  
    Greek: φοβία   Hebrew: אימה  
    Hungarian: fél and félelem   Ido: timar  
    Interlingua: timer   Irish: eagla  
    Italian: paura and temere   Japanese: 畏れ and 恐れ and 恐れる and 恐怖症  
    Malay: ketakutan and takut   Polish: bać się and lęk and strach  
    Portuguese: fobia and medo and temer   Romanian: teme  
    Russian: бояться and страх   Slovene: bati and strah and strahospoštovanje  
    Spanish: temer   Swedish: frukta and fruktan and skräck  
    Turkish: korkmak  
     
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