HyperDic: fearfulness

English > 2 senses of the word fearfulness:
NOUNfeelingfearfulness, fear, frightan emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
attributefearfulnessthe trait of being afraid
English > fearfulness: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight).
Synonymsfear, fright
AttributesafraidFilled with fear or apprehension
unafraid, fearlessoblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
Partscold sweatThe physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill
Narroweralarm, dismay, consternationFear resulting from the awareness of danger
apprehension, apprehensiveness, dreadfearful expectation or anticipation
creepsA feeling of fear and revulsion
frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingleAn almost pleasurable sensation of fright
horrorIntense and profound fear
hysteriaexcessive or uncontrollable fear
intimidationThe feeling of being intimidated
panic, terror, affrightAn overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
scare, panic attackA sudden attack of fear
stage frightFear that affects a person about to face an audience
timidity, timidness, timorousnessFear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
BroaderemotionAny strong feeling
Oppositefearlessness, braveryFeeling no fear
Spanishespanto, miedo, pavor, susto, temor, terror
Catalanbasarda, esglai, espant, paüra, por, temor, terror
Adjectivesfearfulexperiencing or showing fear
English > fearfulness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being afraid.
NarrowergutlessnessThe trait of lacking courage and determination
pusillanimity, pusillanimousnesscontemptible fearfulness
timidity, timorousnessfearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
Broadercowardice, cowardlinessThe trait of lacking courage
OppositefearlessnessThe trait of feeling no fear
Adjectivesfearfullacking courage

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