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(senseid) A strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion or feeling caused by actual or perceived danger or threat.
- Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
A phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.
- Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes. The clear light of the bright autumn morning had no terrors for youth and health like hers.
- The feare of the Lord is the beginning of wisedome.
1846, J. Ruskin, ''Modern Painters'', volume II, page 121:
- That sacred dread of all offence to him, which is called the Fear of God.
(senseid) To feel fear about (something or someone); to be afraid of; to consider or expect with alarm.
c. 1589, (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene 2,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=comedyerrors&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- I greatly fear my money is not safe.
1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 10:28,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+10&version=KJV
- And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
- At twilight in the summer there is never anybody to fear—man, woman, or cat—in the chambers and at that hour the mice come out. They do not eat parchment or foolscap or red tape, but they eat the luncheon crumbs.
To feel fear (about something).
1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 12:32,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+12&version=KJV
- Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
To cause fear to; to frighten.
- Thenne the knyghte sayd to syre Gawayn / bynde thy wounde or thy blee chaunge / for thou bybledest al thy hors and thy fayre armes /(..)/ For who someuer is hurte with this blade he shalle neuer be staunched of bledynge / Thenne ansuerd gawayn hit greueth me but lytyl / thy grete wordes shalle not feare me ne lasse my courage
1590, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Ponsonbie, Book III, Canto IV, p. 448,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12777.0001.001
- Ythrild with deepe disdaine of his proud threat,
- She shortly thus; Fly they, that need to fly;
- Wordes fearen babes.
c. 1593, (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene 2,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=tamingshrew&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Tush, tush! fear boys with bugs.
1594, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Jones,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07018.0001.001
- Fearst thou thy person? thou shalt haue a guard:
c. 1596, (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 5,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=merchantvenice&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- The sins of the father are to be laid upon the children: therefore, I promise ye, I fear you.
To suspect; to doubt.
c. 1590, (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene 4,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry6p2&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Fear you not her courage?
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