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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fearful /'fiəful/
  • tính từ
    • ghê sợ, đáng sợ
    • sợ, sợ hãi, sợ sệt
      • a fearful look: vẻ sợ hãi
    • e ngại
    • (thông tục) kinh khủng, ghê khiếp, kinh khiếp, ghê gớm, quá tệ
      • in a fearful ness: trong một mớ hỗn độn kinh khủng
      • a fearful liar: một thằng cha nói dối quá tệ
    • kinh sợ
Concise Dictionary
'fɪrfʊl /'fɪə-
+causing fear or dread or terror
+lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
+extremely distressing
+timid by nature or revealing timidity
+experiencing or showing fear

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 afraid, scared, frightened, terrified, alarmed, panic-stricken, terror-stricken:
Of all disasters, I am most fearful of fire.
2 hesitant, timid, timorous, shy, diffident, unwilling, intimidated, jumpy, nervous, edgy, panicky, anxious, apprehensive, cowardly, pusillanimous, Colloq yellow, jittery:
Why is she so fearful of meeting her prospective in-laws?
3 awful, dire, dreadful, frightful, frightening, terrifying, terrible, appalling, ghastly, atrocious, horrible, horrifying, horrendous, horrific, hideous, gruesome, grisly, grim, baleful, monstrous, unspeakable, loathsome, heinous, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, disgusting, nauseating, nauseous:
The fearful monster blocked our only way out.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 ~ (for sb)
~ (of sth / of doing sth)
~ (that) ... (formal) nervous and afraid: Parents are ever fearful for their children. + fearful of an attack + She was fearful that she would fail. + Fearful of continued unrest, the government imposed a state of emergency.
2 [only before noun] (formal) terrible and frightening
3 (old-fashioned, informal) extremely bad: We made a fearful mess of the room.
fearfully adverb: We watched fearfully. + fearfully (= extremely) expensive
fearfulness noun [U]
Collocation Dictionary


appear, be, feel, look, seem | become, grow | remain | leave sb, make sb
The experience had left her fearful and uncertain.


extremely, very | almost | a bit, a little, rather, slightly | understandably


understandably fearful about the future
| for
I felt fearful for my life.
| of
He was fearful of every shadow.

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