Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk tillægsord: afraid

1. afraid filled with fear or apprehension


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfraid even to turn his head.
Suddenly looked afraid.
Afraid for his life.
Afraid of snakes.
Afraid to ask questions.


Termer med lignende betydningacrophobic, afeard, afeared, aghast, agoraphobic, alarmed, algophobic, appalled, apprehensive, aquaphobic, claustrophobic, dismayed, fearful, frightened, frightened, hangdog, horrified, horror-stricken, horror-struck, hunted, hydrophobic, mysophobic, numb, panic-stricken, panic-struck, panicked, panicky, scared, shitless, shocked, terrified, terror-stricken, terror-struck, triskaidekaphobic, unnerved, white-lipped, xenophobic


Se ogsåcowardly, fearful, timid


Kendetegnerfear, fearfulness, fright


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)fearless, unafraid

2. afraid filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI'm afraid I won't be able to come.
He was afraid he would have to let her go.
I'm afraid you're wrong.


Termer med lignende betydningconcerned


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unconcerned

3. afraid feeling worry or concern or insecurity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was afraid that I might be embarrassed.
Terribly afraid of offending someone.
I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict.


Termer med lignende betydningconcerned


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unconcerned

4. afraid having feelings of aversion or unwillingness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfraid of hard work.
Afraid to show emotion.


Termer med lignende betydningdisinclined


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inclined









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