Meaning of “fearful” in the English Dictionary

"fearful" in British English

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fearfuladjective

uk /ˈfɪə.fəl/ us /ˈfɪr.fəl/
fearfulness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈfɪə.fəl.nəs/ us /ˈfɪr.fəl.nəs/

(Definition of “fearful” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fearful" in American English

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fearfuladjective

us /ˈfɪər·fəl/

showing or causing fear; frightened or worried about something:

fearful dangers
He was fearful of driving on the icy streets.

(Definition of “fearful” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)