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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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