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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

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  • 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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There was not a significant race/ethnicity effect for the Death and Danger Fears or for Fear of the Unknown.
I am only alive because one doctor made room in his life for fear and was led, by that very fear, to make a very wise decision.
1999; Trousdale, 1989), the authors of this article conclude that additional factors need to be considered when using bibliotherapy for fear reduction.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport shut down an entire concourse when someone mistook some powdered coffee creamer for anthrax spores; it later shut down a hallway for fear of what proved to be Sheetrock dust.