The FEAR distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil,pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feelingor condition of being afraid. Synonyms: foreboding,apprehension, consternation, dismay, dread, terror, fright,panic, horror, trepidation, qualm. Antonyms: courage,security, calm, intrepidity.
The FEAR specific instance of or propensity for such a feeling: anabnormal fear of heights. Synonyms: phobia, aversion; bêtenoire, bogy, bogey, bugbear. Antonyms: liking, fondness,penchant, predilection.
The FEAR is concern or anxiety; solicitude: a fear for someone’s safety.
The FEAR isreverential awe, especially toward God: the fear of God.Synonyms: awe, respect, reverence, veneration.
The FEAR is something that causes feelings of dread or apprehension;something a person is afraid of: Cancer is a common fear.