Definition of Fear

  • (n.) A variant of Fere, a mate, a companion.
  • (n.) A painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of evil, or the apprehension of impending danger; apprehension; anxiety; solicitude; alarm; dread.
  • (n.) Apprehension of incurring, or solicitude to avoid, God's wrath; the trembling and awful reverence felt toward the Supreme Belng.
  • (n.) Respectful reverence for men of authority or worth.
  • (n.) That which causes, or which is the object of, apprehension or alarm; source or occasion of terror; danger; dreadfulness.
  • (n.) To feel a painful apprehension of; to be afraid of; to consider or expect with emotion of alarm or solicitude.
  • (n.) To have a reverential awe of; to solicitous to avoid the displeasure of.
  • (n.) To be anxious or solicitous for.
  • (n.) To suspect; to doubt.
  • (n.) To affright; to terrify; to drive away or prevent approach of by fear.
  • (v. i.) To be in apprehension of evil; to be afraid; to feel anxiety on account of some expected evil.

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