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Definition of Fear

Fear

  1. A variant of Fere, a mate, a companion.
  2. A painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of evil, or the apprehension of impending danger; apprehension; anxiety; solicitude; alarm; dread.
  3. Apprehension of incurring, or solicitude to avoid, God's wrath; the trembling and awful reverence felt toward the Supreme Belng.
  4. Respectful reverence for men of authority or worth.
  5. That which causes, or which is the object of, apprehension or alarm; source or occasion of terror; danger; dreadfulness.
  6. To feel a painful apprehension of; to be afraid of; to consider or expect with emotion of alarm or solicitude.
  7. To have a reverential awe of; to solicitous to avoid the displeasure of.
  8. To be anxious or solicitous for.
  9. To suspect; to doubt.
  10. To affright; to terrify; to drive away or prevent approach of by fear.
  11. To be in apprehension of evil; to be afraid; to feel anxiety on account of some expected evil.

Fear Quotations

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
H. P. Lovecraft

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. - W. Clement Stone
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. - Sun Tzu
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
Sun Tzu
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Fear Translations

fear in Afrikaans is vrees
fear in Dutch is beklemming, angst, benauwdheid
fear in French is angoisse, craignent, crainte, crains, craignons
fear in Italian is angoscia, temere, paura, temere
fear in Latin is timor, vereor, terror, metus, formidilosus
fear in Portuguese is receio, recear, medo, temer
fear in Spanish is recelo, recelar, miedo, temor, temer, miedoso
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