English dictionary

Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English noun: fearfulness

1. fearfulness (feeling) an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

Synonymsfear, fright

Broader (hypernym)emotion

Narrower (hyponym)affright, alarm, apprehension, apprehensiveness, chill, consternation, creeps, dismay, dread, frisson, horror, hysteria, intimidation, panic, panic attack, quiver, scare, shiver, shudder, stage fright, terror, thrill, timidity, timidness, timorousness, tingle

Part holonymcold sweat

Attributeafraid, fearless, unafraid

Antonymsfearlessness, bravery

2. fearfulness (attribute) the trait of being afraid

Broader (hypernym)cowardice, cowardliness

Narrower (hyponym)gutlessness, pusillanimity, pusillanimousness, timidity, timorousness


Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk