fearfulness


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

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It evokes a tremendous amount of emotions, ranging from grief and suffering, to an uneasy fearfulness of what the future holds.
However, excessive fearfulness is a negative emotional state and, as one of the factors causing corticosterone secretion, may lead to a number of disorders [1].
This study was conducted to test whether the motivational significance of food enrichment differentially affects activity, litter directed behaviors and fearfulness in broiler chickens.
The problems suggested were that dogs lacked self-confidence, lacked self-control, lacked cooperation, exhibited fearfulness and several others.
Hence, it is important that they be treated in a familiar environment in order to reduce stress, anxiety and fearfulness.
Bennett's 2012 study of 67 pet dogs, which compared results of two behaviour tests with owners' own reporting, found that in the areas of aggression and fearfulness, the tests showed high percentages of false positives and false negatives.
lifelike dolls can provide a welcome respite form agitation and fearfulness, especially at night.
Goethe's poem is about the inevitability and fearfulness of death, but this film is unclear whether the alternate reality the boy seeks fulfills his hopes or his fears.
He said the "general meme of fearfulness doesn't help reasoned debate.
This tide of uncertain fearfulness, which seems to be ushering in a period of protectionism which will be bad for trade and the trade-dependent British economy, is still washing around the developed world.
Curiosity soon overcame my fearfulness, as I watched bees go in and out of the hive.
A group in Russia has bred two lines of foxes over three to four decades, selecting one line for fearfulness of and aggression to humans, and the other line for friendliness to humans.
Some behavior, such as nail biting, bed-wetting and fearfulness, may actually represent a temporary phase in normal development.
Genetic influences account for about 50% of the variance in significant fearfulness as evidenced by parent-child patterns, and the fact that monozygotic twins are more highly concordant in fearfulness than dizygotic.
A good-looking new male student shares Clara's interest in astronomy, Hailey sees a chance to develop her art skills in a San Francisco summer program, and decisions about college increase the tension between Clara's fearfulness and Hailey's desire for adventure.