Definitions

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  • noun The state or quality of being afraid.

Etymologies

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afraid +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And I would that I could make you to hear it, and that you could but borrow mine ears for a little moment, and forthwith be shaken with that utter horror and an afraidness, even as was I.

    The Night Land

  • That actually contributed to my afraidness at night.

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • On the contrary, she was going to pull him up into it beside her, and they would sit comfortably together, suffused in light, and laugh at how much afraid of him she used to be in Hampstead, and at how deceitful her afraidness had made her.

    The Enchanted April

  • And I would that I could make you to hear it, and that you could but borrow mine ears for a little moment, and forthwith be shaken with that utter horror and an afraidness, even as was I.

    The Night Land: Chapter 7

  • On the contrary, she was going to pull him up into it beside her, and they would sit comfortably together, suffused in light, and laugh at how much afraid of him she used to be in Hampstead, and at how deceitful her afraidness had made her.

    The Enchanted April

  • Ravi and Sreeni shared the driving work in very good speed safely and consistently in the same route we took since we were already sick of afraidness to explore new route at this moment.

    TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com

  • His hesitancy to do so because of fear of being bogged down on the individual points is WRONG and that is “afraidness” and it’s tendentious actually.

    Letter to NAS « Climate Audit

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