1. [ noun ] an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Synonyms: fear fright
Related terms: fearlessness emotion panic horror alarm apprehension frisson hysteria timidity awe scare creeps intimidation stage_fright cold_sweat frighten afraid unafraid
2. [ noun ] the trait of being afraid
Related terms: fearlessness cowardice gutlessness pusillanimity timidity
Similar spelling:   fearfully