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fear

noun /fiə/
(a) feeling of great worry or anxiety caused by the knowledge of danger
miedo, temor
The soldier tried not to show his fear She has a deep-seated fear of spiders.
fearful adjective afraid
temeroso
Chloe gave him a fearful look.
terrible
terrible, espantoso
The lion gave a fearful roar.
very bad
terrible, tremendo
a fearful mistake.
fearfully adverb
temerosamente
She was trembling fearfully as she spoke.
fearless adjective without fear; brave
intrépido, audaz
a fearless soldier.
fearlessly adverb
sin temor
for fear of so as not to
por miedo de, por temor a
She would not go swimming for fear of catching a cold.
in fear of in a state of being afraid of
con miedo a
He lived in fear of his mother.
Translations of “fear”
in Korean 두려움…
in Arabic خَوف…
in French peur…
in Italian paura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 害怕,懼怕, 擔憂…
in Russian страх…
in Turkish korku, endişe…
in Polish strach, obawa, lęk…
in Portuguese medo…
in German die Furcht…
in Catalan por…
in Japanese 恐怖…
in Chinese (Simplified) 害怕,惧怕, 担忧…
(Definition of fear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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