English adjective: afraid
|1.||afraid filled with fear or apprehension|
|Samples||Afraid even to turn his head.|
Suddenly looked afraid.
Afraid for his life.
Afraid of snakes.
Afraid to ask questions.
|Similar||acrophobic, 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|
|See also||cowardly, fearful, timid|
|Attribute||fear, fearfulness, fright|
|2.||afraid filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement|
|Samples||I'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.
|3.||afraid feeling worry or concern or insecurity|
|Samples||She 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.
|4.||afraid having feelings of aversion or unwillingness|
|Samples||Afraid of hard work.|
Afraid to show emotion.