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KK Pronunciation

〔 fIr 〕


〔 fiә 〕

Overview of noun fear

The noun fear has 3 senses

  • fear, fearfulness, fright -- (an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight))

  • concern, care, fear -- (an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction")

  • fear, reverence, awe, veneration -- (a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration")

Overview of verb fear

The verb fear has 5 senses

  • fear -- (be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event; "I fear she might get aggressive")

  • fear, dread -- (be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!")

  • fear -- (be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement; "I fear I won't make it to your wedding party")

  • fear -- (be uneasy or apprehensive about; "I fear the results of the final exams")

  • reverence, fear, revere, venerate -- (regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius")