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(noun, verb, adj.)


There are 9 meanings of the word Fear.

How to pronounce fear:


Fear - as a noun

An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

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An anxious feeling

Example: "Care had aged him"

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A feeling of profound respect for someone or something

Example: "The fear of god"

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Fear - as a verb

Be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event

Example: "I fear she might get aggressive"

Be afraid or scared of; be frightened of

Example: "I fear the winters in moscow"

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Be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement

Example: "I fear i won't make it to your wedding party"

Be uneasy or apprehensive about

Example: "I fear the results of the final exams"

Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

Example: "Fear god as your father"

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Fear - as an adjective

Able; capable; stout; strong; sound.

Example: "Hale and fear"

Example Sentences

"She couldn't hide her fear of flying."
"His worst fear became a reality."
"The movie induced a sense of fear in the audience."
"There is a growing fear of unemployment."
"He felt a surge of fear as the dark figure approached."
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Word Game Points

Is FEAR a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, fear is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FEAR has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is FEAR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, fear is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FEAR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is FEAR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, fear is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FEAR has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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