fear


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Synonyms for fear

possibility

be afraid of

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  • be afraid of
  • dread
  • be scared of
  • be frightened of
  • shudder at
  • be fearful of
  • be apprehensive about
  • tremble at
  • be terrified by
  • have a horror of
  • take fright at
  • have a phobia about
  • have qualms about
  • live in dread of
  • be in a blue funk about
  • have butterflies in your stomach about
  • shake in your shoes about

revere

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regret

Synonyms

  • regret
  • feel
  • suspect
  • have a feeling
  • have a hunch
  • have a sneaking suspicion
  • have a funny feeling

fear for something or or someone

Synonyms

  • worry about
  • be concerned about
  • be anxious about
  • tremble for
  • be distressed about
  • feel concern for
  • be disquieted over

Synonyms for fear

great agitation and anxiety caused by the expectation or the realization of danger

to be afraid of

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Synonyms for fear

an anxious feeling

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a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

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be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event

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be afraid or scared of

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be sorry

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regard with feelings of respect and reverence

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When someone expresses concerns or fears, engage in a positive discussion about them.
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For exposure therapy, the comparison group was repeatedly placed in the box without experiencing the fear-inducing situation, which led to a decreased fear response in these mice.
POLITICOPHOBIA Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.
A descriptive analysis was performed; continuous variable of age and fear scores were presented as continuous variables.
Patton who said: "There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
GENIOPHOBIA The irrational and bizarre fear of chins.
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By gauging properly defined actions of either overcoming fear or succumbing to it in an acute controllable fearful situation, one can render certain neural substrates of courage amenable to investigation in a brain research laboratory setting," explains senior study author, Dr.
Summary: If one looks meticulously at life, one grasps that fear dominates human psyche and regulates provisional existence of mankind on the earth.
The purpose of this study was to: 1) examine students' most common fears, 2) determine if a current fear assessment needs to be updated, and 3) offer guidance and challenges to educators on how to foster students' coping skills and resiliency.
A BIRMINGHAM phobia expert has launched a new service helping people overcome their fear of heights.
It is enough to examine the ties between neighbors, from Morocco and Algeria to the Gulf, to see that fraternal relations are ruled by fear, with all of its symptoms, from mistrust, isolation and conspiracy.
PHOBIAS are defined as a constant, extreme or irrational fear of an animal, object, place or situation that would not normally worry most people.