Term:afraid

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OVERVIEW OF ADJECTIVE AFRAID

1) afraid: filled with fear or apprehension; “afraid even to turn his head”; “suddenly looked afraid”; “afraid for his life”; “afraid of snakes”; “afraid to ask questions”

2) afraid: filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement; “I’m afraid I won’t be able to come”; “he was afraid he would have to let her go”; “I’m afraid you’re wrong

3) afraid: feeling worry or concern or insecurity; “She was afraid that I might be embarrassed”; “terribly afraid of offending someone”; “I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict”

4) afraid: having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; “afraid of hard work”; “afraid to show emotion”

adj afraid has 4 sense(s) (first 3 from tagged texts)


afraid (Wikipedia)

To be afraid is to have the emotional response of fear to threats or danger.

Afraid may also refer to:

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