alphabet

Fear

Definition of fear:

part of speech: verb

To be in dread; feel anxiety.

part of speech: noun

To regard or expect with fear; dread; be afraid.

part of speech: verb

To regard with fear; to expect with alarm; ( B.) to stand in awe of; to venerate; ( obs.) to terrify; to make afraid.

part of speech: noun

Alarm; apprehension of evil; reverential awe.

part of speech: verb

To regard with apprehension; dread.

part of speech: noun

Expectation of evil or danger; dread; anxiety; solicitude; reverence.

part of speech: noun

A painful emotion, excited by danger; apprehension of danger or pain; alarm; the object of fear; ( B.) deep reverence; piety towards God.

Usage examples for fear:

  • Divil a fear but we'll be there! "The Firm of Girdlestone", Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • " Have no fear replied Satouriona; " we wish them more ill than you do." "This Country Of Ours", H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall.
  • " Ould Heffernan, divil fear him! "St. Patrick's Eve", Charles James Lever.
  • I have reason to fear that she may be in danger. "The Window-Gazer", Isabel Ecclestone Mackay.