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.
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
I felt fearful for my life.
He was fearful of every shadow.
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