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English definition of “afraid”

afraid

adjective (FEARFUL)   /əˈfreɪd/
feeling fear, or feeling anxiety about the possible results of a particular situation: She was afraid, but never thought of quitting. I’ve always been afraid of heights. Dad’s afraid I’ll end up like my cousin. He’s not afraid of losing.
(Definition of afraid adjective (FEARFUL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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