afraid


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for afraid

Synonyms for afraid

Antonyms for afraid

filled with fear or apprehension

filled with regret or concern

Related Words

feeling worry or concern or insecurity

Related Words

having feelings of aversion or unwillingness

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
The customers come again and again, and buy quantities, in spite of being afraid of Ginger and Pickles.
It is very unpleasant, I am afraid of the police," said Pickles.
I should like mamma to ask them to Kingscote, but I am afraid mamma wouldn't like the mother, who is rather vulgar.
I'm afraid," she said, "the song is as dangerous as the hill.
You need not be afraid of that any more, Ronnie," his uncle told him calmly.
I was afraid to turn my shoulder to him, and when I left the galley I went out backwards--to the amusement of the sailors and hunters, who made a point of gathering in groups to witness my exit.
That's the way with you fellows," he cried, half angrily, "sentimentalizing about your immortal souls and afraid to die.
That is the wonderful thing about it, but I am afraid you don't understand the poetry of life.
It is not a very big plank,' said the Miller, looking at it, 'and I am afraid that after I have mended my barn-roof there won't be any left for you to mend the wheelbarrow with; but, of course, that is not my fault.
I'm not afraid of anything," returned Jo, with a toss of the head.
I told you that I was afraid of Wingrave," she reminded him.
The people are either fast asleep, or probably, as this is a lonely place, are afraid to open their door.
And now, because he was afraid that their stepmother might not treat them well and might do them harm, he put them in a lonely castle that stood in the middle of a wood.
Moreover, he was afraid of his wife, afraid of a policeman, afraid of physical violence, and lived in constant dread of burglars.
She was afraid that the dignified Miss Cuthbert would think Leslie quite terrible.