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Definition of fear:

  1. Apprehension, dread, alarm.
  2. A painful emotion excited by the apprehension of evil or impending danger; anxiety; the cause or object of fear; dread; awe; reverence; respect.
  3. To regard with fear; to anticipate with fear; to have a reverential awe of; to suspect; to terrify; to drive away by fear.
  4. To be apprehensive of evil; to be afraid; to doubt.

Common misspellings for fear:

feir, fearly.

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Examples of usage for fear:

  1. Fear is the generic term denoting an emotion excited by threatening evil with a desire to avoid or escape it; fear may be sudden or lingering, in view of present, of imminent, or of distant and only possible danger; in the latter sense dread is oftener used. Horror ( etymologically a shivering or shuddering) denotes a shuddering fear accompanied with abhorrence or such a shock to the feelings and sensibilities as may exist without fear as when one suddenly encounters some ghastly spectacle; we say of a desperate but fettered criminal, " I looked upon him with horror." Where horror includes fear it is fear mingled with abhorrence. ( See ABHOR.) Affright, fright, and terror are always sudden, and in actual presence of that which is terrible. Fear may overwhelm, or may nerve one to desperate defense; fright and terror render one incapable of defense; fear may be controlled by force of will; fright and terror overwhelm the will; terror paralyzes, fright may cause one to fly, to scream, or to swoon. Fright is largely a matter of the nerves; fear of the intellect and the imagination; terror of all the faculties, bodily and mental. Panic is a sudden fear or fright, affecting numbers at once; vast armies or crowded audiences are liable to panic upon slight occasion. In a like sense we speak of a financial panic. Dismay is a helpless sinking of heart in view of some overwhelming peril or sorrow. Dismay is more reflective, enduring, and despairing than fright; a horse is subject to fright or terror, but not to dismay. Awe is a reverential fear Compare ALARM. –  by
  2. Dinna fear ye'll no' droon. –  by
  3. That is to say, I fear of course not. –  by

Rhymes for fear:

  1. beer, blear, cheer, clear, dear, deer, deere, ear, gear, hear, here, jeer, lear, leer, meir, mere, near, peer, pier, rear, sear, sere, shear, sheer, smear, sneer, spear, speer, sphere, steer, tear, veer, year, bere, fleer, frere, geer, gere, kier, mear, mir, neer, wier, speir, vere, greer, shere, nir, cyr, cleere, fier, gier, kear, stear, teer, we're;
  2. adhere, amir, appear, austere, career, cashier, emir, frontier, inhere, premier, premiere, rehear, revere, severe, sincere, unclear, veneer, vizier, zaire, lanier, shamir, yasir, zahir, lazear, rainier, samir, wazir, dornier, sameer;
  3. auctioneer, bandolier, belvedere, bombardier, brigadier, cavalier, chandelier, chevalier, commandeer, disappear, domineer, engineer, financier, gondolier, insincere, interfere, mutineer, overhear, pamphleteer, persevere, pioneer, profiteer, racketeer, reappear, souvenir, volunteer, charpentier, rensselaer;
  4. conventioneer, electioneer, reengineer;
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