Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With or from fear; in a timorous or cowardly manner.
  • In a manner to cause fear or awe.

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

  • adverb In a fearful manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb in a fearful manner; characterized by fear

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

  • adverb in fear,
  • adverb in an alarming manner

Etymologies

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fearful +‎ -ly

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