Found 3 items, similar to Fear.
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n 1: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain
or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or
fight) [syn: fearfulness
] [ant: fearlessness
2: an anxious feeling; “care had aged him”
; “they hushed it up
out of fear of public reaction”
3: a profound emotion inspired by a deity; “the fear of God”
v 1: be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible
or probable situation or event; “I fear she might get
2: be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; “I fear the
winters in Moscow”
; “We should not fear the Communists!”
3: be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement; “I fear
I won't make it to your wedding party”
4: be uneasy or apprehensive about; “I fear the results of the
5: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider
hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; “Fear God as your
; “We venerate genius”
English → English
A variant of Fere
, a mate, a companion. [Obs.] --Spenser.
, n. [OE. fer, feer, fere, AS. f[=ae]r a coming
suddenly upon, fear, danger; akin to D. vaar, OHG. f[=a]ra
danger, G. gefahr, Icel. f[=a]r harm, mischief, plague, and
to E. fare, peril. See Fare
1. A painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of
evil, or the apprehension of impending danger;
apprehension; anxiety; solicitude; alarm; dread.
Note: The degrees of this passion, beginning with the most
moderate, may be thus expressed, -- apprehension
Fear is an uneasiness of the mind, upon the
thought of future evil likely to befall us.
Where no hope is left, is left no fear. --Milton.
(a) Apprehension of incurring, or solicitude to avoid,
God's wrath; the trembling and awful reverence felt
toward the Supreme Being.
(b) Respectful reverence for men of authority or worth.
I will put my fear in their hearts. --Jer.
I will teach you the fear of the Lord. --Ps.
Render therefore to all their dues; tribute to
whom tribute is due . . . fear to whom fear.
3. That which causes, or which is the object of, apprehension
or alarm; source or occasion of terror; danger;
There were they in great fear, where no fear was.
--Ps. liii. 5.
The fear of your adventure would counsel you to a
more equal enterprise. --Shak.
, in apprehension lest. “For fear you ne'er see
chain nor money more.”
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Feared
(f[=e]rd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Fearing
.] [OE. feren, faeren, to frighten, to be
afraid, AS. f[=ae]ran to terrify. See Fear
1. To feel a painful apprehension of; to be afraid of; to
consider or expect with emotion of alarm or solicitude.
I will fear no evil, for thou art with me. --Ps.
Note: With subordinate clause.
I greatly fear my money is not safe. --Shak.
I almost fear to quit your hand. --D. Jerrold.
2. To have a reverential awe of; to be solicitous to avoid
the displeasure of.
Leave them to God above; him serve and fear.
3. To be anxious or solicitous for; now replaced by fear for
The sins of the father are to be laid upon the
children, therefore . . . I fear you. --Shak.
4. To suspect; to doubt. [Obs.]
Ay what else, fear you not her courage? --Shak.
5. To affright; to terrify; to drive away or prevent approach
of by fear. [Obs.]
Fear their people from doing evil. --Robynson
Tush, tush! fear boys with bugs. --Shak.
Syn: To apprehend; dread; reverence; venerate.
, v. i.
To be in apprehension of evil; to be afraid; to feel anxiety
on account of some expected evil.
I exceedingly fear and quake. --Heb. xii.