Definition of afraid:

part of speech: adjective

Struck with fear: timid.

part of speech: adjective

Frightened; filled with fear.

Usage examples for afraid:

  • She was afraid again now. "Hilda Lessways", Arnold Bennett.
  • I could be afraid of him. "The Car of Destiny", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
  • I'm afraid you won't want to see him. "Counsel for the Defense", Leroy Scott.
  • I'm afraid we don't. "Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker", Marguerite Bryant.

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