Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Afraid.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affected with fear; frightened; afraid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Afraid.

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  • adjective archaic afraid

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective a pronunciation of afraid

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English afered, from Old English āfǣred, past participle of āfǣran, to frighten : ā-, intensive pref. + fǣran, to frighten (from fǣr, danger; see fear).]

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From afear +‎ -ed.

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