Definitions

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  • noun The quality of being scared; fear; timidity.

Etymologies

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scared +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Scared, yes, but with something underneath the scaredness.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • Scared, yes, but with something underneath the scaredness.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • I mean he -- he stood up to all the scaredness and, you know, being afraid and tired and not eating right and everything.

    CNN Transcript Mar 16, 2009

  • He's not known as a great aggressive player, but he's so good on the defense and so good at the return of serve that he's forcing the other player, mentally, to get a little bit of scaredness.

    USATODAY.com - Commentary: Federer inspires comparisons to all-time greats

  • But as a result of my scaredness, I am putting off leaving, which only makes it worse.

    Enough is enough.

  • There's a natural scaredness about the prices and the supply, and I think there's a lot of politics going on.

    CNN Transcript May 15, 2004

  • The girl was totally limp, shaking with Jimmy's rage and her own scaredness and my confusion.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • And this sort of militarization and scaredness-you know, scariness of the people there is something that's common to all disasters.

    Democracy Now!

  • And this sort of militarization and scaredness-you know, scariness of the people there is something that's common to all disasters.

    Democracy Now!

  • And this sort of militarization and scaredness-you know, scariness of the people there is something that's common to all disasters.

    Democracy Now!

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