from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being fearful

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being fearful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being fearful or timorous; timidity; awe; alarm; dread.
  • n. The quality of causing fear or alarm; dreadfulness.

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

  • n. an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
  • n. the trait of being afraid


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.