What does fearful mean?

Definitions for fearful
ˈfɪər fəlfear·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fearful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fearful(adj)

    experiencing or showing fear

    "a fearful glance"; "fearful of criticism"

  2. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible(adj)

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

  3. cowardly, fearful(adj)

    lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

    "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley

  4. fearful, frightful(adj)

    extremely distressing

    "fearful slum conditions"; "a frightful mistake"

  5. fearful, timorous, trepid(adj)

    timid by nature or revealing timidity

    "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"

Wiktionary

  1. fearful(Adjective)

    Frightening.

  2. fearful(Adjective)

    Frightened, filled with terror.

  3. fearful(Adjective)

    Terrible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fearful(adj)

    full of fear, apprehension, or alarm; afraid; frightened

  2. Fearful(adj)

    inclined to fear; easily frightened; without courage; timid

  3. Fearful(adj)

    indicating, or caused by, fear

  4. Fearful(adj)

    inspiring fear or awe; exciting apprehension or terror; terrible; frightful; dreadful

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fearful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fearful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fearful in a Sentence

  1. President Mike Solan:

    As the situation on the ground devolves into more violence, singularly perpetuated by a group of criminal agitators on the west side of the barricade on Pine Street and 11thAvenue, Im fearful that further exposure to SPOG members from these criminal violent acts will have drastic repercussions for public safety.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    This should be the lowest-hanging fruit, to be honest with you, because this is a huge opportunity. Immigration is not a problem, we need young, dynamic people that can make an immediate contribution to our economy. We shouldn't be fearful of this, we should say, 'What an incredible opportunity.'.

  3. Bridget McElroy:

    Students at first were a little nervous and fearful. Flash forward, now there is a level of enthusiasm that's really great about reading, also just an excitement to be with the dog. That's phenomenal.

  4. Jacqueline Williams:

    We live in a society of being fearful. But it's almost like you can't be, because whatever's going to happen is going to happen, you can't stop it.

  5. Theo Oshiro:

    Census efforts have always been hard in immigrant communities, even without the citizenship question, they are fearful in particular of sharing their information with immigration enforcement agencies, especially with what folks have seen and heard from this administration, the rhetoric around immigration and the ramping up of enforcement.

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Translations for fearful

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  • бая́зныBelarusian
  • ужасен, страшен, страхлив, уплашенBulgarian
  • ängstlich, furchtsam, furchtbarGerman
  • τρομερός, φοβερός, φοβισμένος, τρομακτικόςGreek
  • temeroso, miedosoSpanish
  • effrayant, affreux, affreuse, craintif, peureuse, peureux, terrible, craintive, redoutable, effrayanteFrench
  • faitaghManx
  • երկչոտArmenian
  • takutIndonesian
  • impaurito, pavido, spaventatoItalian
  • timidus, pavidus, meticulosusLatin
  • nobijies, biedējoša, biedējošsLatvian
  • Com medoPortuguese
  • groaznicRomanian
  • ужасный, испуганный, страшный, пугливыйRussian
  • korkuluTurkish
  • sợ hãi, đáng sợ, sợ sệt, sợVietnamese

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