Thesaurus > Related Words: fearfulness

  Words related to fearfulness

Related / Similar Words: fear, fright

 

Definition:
  • the trait of being afraid;
  • an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight);

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    Hyponyms: timidity, timorousness, pusillanimity, pusillanimousness, gutlessness, alarm, dismay, consternation, creeps, frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle, horror, hysteria, panic, terror, scare, panic attack, stage fright, apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread, timidness, intimidation

     

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

     

    Derivational Morphology: frighten, fright, scare, affright, fear, dread

     

     
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