fearful definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing or capable of causing concern; frightening: a fearful howling.
    • Causing or capable of causing anxiety; frightening: a fearful howling.
    • Experiencing anxiety; frightened. See Synonyms at afraid.
    • Experiencing worry; frightened. See Synonyms at afraid.
    • Feeling or inclined to feel anxiety or apprehension; fearful; stressed.
    • Indicating anxiety, concern, or horror: a fearful, nervous glimpse.
    • experiencing reverence, fear, or awe.
    • Extreme, like in level or level; dreadful: a fearful blunder; fearful poverty.
    • Frightening.
    • Frightened, full of terror.
    • Terrible.
    • filled with worry, apprehension, or alarm; afraid; frightened.
    • Inclined to fear; easily scared; without courage; timid.
    • Feeling or inclined to feel anxiety or apprehension; fearful; nervous.
    • Indicating, or brought on by, concern.
    • Inspiring fear or awe; interesting apprehension or terror; awful; frightful; dreadful.
    • Indicating anxiety, fear, or horror: a fearful, nervous look.
    • Feeling reverence, fear, or awe.
    • Extreme, like in level or degree; dreadful: a fearful blunder; afraid impoverishment.
    • Frightening.
    • Frightened, filled up with horror.
    • Terrible.
    • Full of fear, apprehension, or security; afraid; frightened.
    • Inclined to fear; effortlessly scared; without courage; shy.
    • Indicating, or caused by, worry.
    • Inspiring concern or awe; interesting apprehension or terror; bad; frightful; dreadful.
    • exceptionally distressing
    • exceptionally distressing
    • lacking courage; ignobly shy and faint-hearted
    • Causing or with the capacity of causing anxiety; frightening: a fearful howling.
    • Experiencing fear; frightened. See Synonyms at afraid.
    • Feeling or inclined to feel anxiety or apprehension; shy; nervous.
    • Indicating anxiety, fear, or terror: a fearful, nervous glance.
    • experiencing reverence, dread, or awe.
    • causing worry or fear or terror
    • lacking nerve; ignobly fearful and faint-hearted
    • Extreme, as in level or extent; dreadful: a fearful blunder; scared impoverishment.
    • causing fear or fear or terror
    • experiencing or showing worry
    • Frightening.
    • timid of course or exposing timidity
    • Frightened, full of terror.
    • Terrible.
    • packed with anxiety, apprehension, or alarm; afraid; frightened.
    • experiencing or showing anxiety
    • fearful by nature or revealing timidity
    • Inclined to worry; quickly frightened; without nerve; shy.
    • Indicating, or brought on by, concern.
    • Inspiring fear or awe; exciting apprehension or terror; terrible; frightful; dreadful.
    • extremely distressing
    • lacking nerve; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
    • Causing or with the capacity of causing anxiety; frightening: a fearful howling.
    • Experiencing worry; frightened. See Synonyms at afraid.
    • causing fear or fear or terror
    • Feeling or inclined to feel anxiety or apprehension; timid; stressed.
    • experiencing or showing fear
    • shy by nature or exposing timidity
    • Indicating anxiety, fear, or terror: a fearful, stressed glimpse.
    • Feeling reverence, dread, or awe.
    • Extreme, such as level or extent; dreadful: a fearful blunder; scared poverty.
    • Frightening.
    • Frightened, full of horror.
    • Terrible.
    • high in anxiety, apprehension, or security; afraid; frightened.
    • Inclined to fear; quickly frightened; without nerve; fearful.
    • Indicating, or caused by, concern.
    • Causing or capable of causing worry; frightening: a fearful howling.
    • Inspiring worry or awe; interesting apprehension or terror; awful; frightful; dreadful.
    • Experiencing anxiety; frightened. See Synonyms at afraid.
    • Feeling or inclined to feel anxiety or apprehension; timid; stressed.
    • Indicating anxiety, worry, or terror: a fearful, stressed look.
    • experiencing reverence, fear, or awe.
    • Extreme, as in degree or level; dreadful: a fearful blunder; scared impoverishment.
    • Frightening.
    • Frightened, filled up with terror.
    • Terrible.
    • high in fear, apprehension, or security; afraid; frightened.
    • Inclined to fear; quickly frightened; without nerve; shy.
    • excessively distressing
    • lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
    • causing fear or fear or terror
    • experiencing or showing fear
    • Indicating, or caused by, fear.
    • Inspiring anxiety or awe; exciting apprehension or terror; awful; frightful; dreadful.
    • timid by nature or exposing timidity
    • excessively distressing
    • lacking nerve; ignobly fearful and faint-hearted
    • causing fear or dread or terror
    • experiencing or showing worry
    • shy by nature or revealing timidity
  • others:
    • experiencing worry, fear, apprehension, or solicitude; afraid.
    • Timid; timorous; wanting courage.
    • Causing or such as to cause fear; impressing worry; frightful; terrible; bad; awful.
    • Showing concern; generated by anxiety; indicative of worry.
    • Synonyms Pusillanimous, cowardly, faint-hearted. Dreadful. Frightful, etc. (see terrible); dire, direful, terrible, distressing, shocking.
    • experiencing concern, dread, apprehension, or solicitude; afraid.
    • Timid; timorous; desiring nerve.
    • Causing or such resulting in anxiety; impressing concern; frightful; terrible; terrible; terrible.
    • Showing anxiety; created by concern; indicative of concern.
    • Synonyms Pusillanimous, cowardly, faint-hearted. Dreadful. Frightful, etc. (see terrible); dire, direful, awful, distressing, surprising.
    • experiencing concern, fear, apprehension, or solicitude; afraid.
    • Timid; timorous; desiring nerve.
    • Causing or eg resulting in worry; impressing worry; frightful; terrible; awful; terrible.
    • Showing anxiety; from fear; indicative of anxiety.
    • Synonyms Pusillanimous, cowardly, faint-hearted. Dreadful. Frightful, etc. (identify terrible); dire, direful, terrible, upsetting, surprising.
    • experiencing anxiety, fear, apprehension, or solicitude; afraid.
    • Timid; timorous; wanting nerve.
    • Causing or particularly to cause anxiety; impressing fear; frightful; dreadful; awful; awful.
    • Showing concern; generated by fear; indicative of worry.
    • Synonyms Pusillanimous, cowardly, faint-hearted. Dreadful. Frightful, etc. (see awful); dire, direful, awful, upsetting, shocking.
    • Feeling anxiety, dread, apprehension, or solicitude; afraid.
    • Timid; timorous; wanting courage.
    • Causing or like to cause fear; impressing anxiety; frightful; terrible; bad; awful.
    • Showing anxiety; produced by concern; indicative of anxiety.
    • Synonyms Pusillanimous, cowardly, faint-hearted. Dreadful. Frightful, etc. (see awful); dire, direful, terrible, upsetting, surprising.

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