experiencing or showing fear
"a fearful glance"; "fearful of criticism"
awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terribleadjective
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"
lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
"cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley
"fearful slum conditions"; "a frightful mistake"
fearful, timorous, trepidadjective
timid by nature or revealing timidity
"timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"
Frightened, filled with terror.
full of fear, apprehension, or alarm; afraid; frightened
inclined to fear; easily frightened; without courage; timid
indicating, or caused by, fear
inspiring fear or awe; exciting apprehension or terror; terrible; frightful; dreadful
The numerical value of fearful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of fearful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I feel fearful, because there's no cure for the virus, you have to rely on your immunity if you get an infection. It sounds very scary.
A person who is not truthful to oneself ought to be always fearful of own surrounding people.
We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we ... remember that we are not descended from fearful men, not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate and to defend causes which were, for the moment, unpopular.
The first day we went in the boat they were still fearful and screaming, desperate to be fed. I was brought to tears.
Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
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- ужасен, страшен, страхлив, уплашенBulgarian
- ängstlich, furchtsam, furchtbarGerman
- τρομερός, φοβερός, φοβισμένος, τρομακτικόςGreek
- temeroso, miedosoSpanish
- effrayant, affreux, affreuse, craintif, peureuse, peureux, terrible, craintive, redoutable, effrayanteFrench
- impaurito, pavido, spaventatoItalian
- timidus, pavidus, meticulosusLatin
- nobijies, biedējoša, biedējošsLatvian
- Com medoPortuguese
- ужасный, испуганный, страшный, пугливыйRussian
- sợ hãi, đáng sợ, sợ sệt, sợVietnamese
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