filled with fear or apprehension
"afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"
filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement
"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"
feeling worry or concern or insecurity
"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"
having feelings of aversion or unwillingness
"afraid of hard work"; "afraid to show emotion"
Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear.
I am afraid I can not help you in this matter.
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How to use afraid in a sentence?
I honestly didn’t think about that, i was always so afraid of her — afraid of the consequences after.
I just have to ask: What were we all so afraid of? ... It's too early for Noah to crush it but it's enough for now to just utter a sigh of relief. 'The Daily Show' is back with its essential wit and irreverence intact.
These extremists are afraid their guns will be taken away - we're afraid our children will be taken away, while the rally has grown in size and grown more extreme, what we will see Monday is a vocal minority.
He who is neither afraid of the wolves nor hurts the lambs, He is called a great man!
For a $6 haircut? You’re doing all this? i was afraid. You never know the intention she had, if she was really going to shoot, if she was really going to do something.
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- مرعوب, خائفArabic
- porCatalan, Valencian
- bojácný, bázlivý, vystrašenýCzech
- bedauern, ängstlich, leiderGerman
- tener miedo, temerse queSpanish
- bangin, ræddurFaroese
- eaglach, [[tá]] [[eagla]] [[orm]]Irish
- 怖い, 恐れJapanese
- bang, bevreesdDutch
- redd, engsteligNorwegian
- obawiać sięPolish
- temer, [[ter]] [[medo]], [[estar]] [[com]] [[medo]]Portuguese
- бояться, боя́щийся, боя́ться, испу́ганныйRussian
- đáng sợVietnamese
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