from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun The state of being fearful.

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

  • noun The quality of being fearful

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

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


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