Fearful synonyms and antonyms

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Fearful; apprehensive
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Causing fright; terrifying; alarming
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Dreadful; appalling
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Horrifyingly shocking.
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The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
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Horrible; frightful
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Extremely frightened.
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Nervy, jumpy, on edge
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Filled with fright; terrified
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Unrelenting or uncompromising:
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(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
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Lacking courage; cowardly.
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Formidable; fearsome
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Dire; sinister:
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Lacking self-confidence; shy.
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Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.
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Feeling, exhibiting, or expressing no fear.
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Not fearful.
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Strong in the face of fear; courageous.
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The definition of courageous is showing courage and being brave.
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Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
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Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
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In a state of panic.
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Exhibiting or experiencing fear; timid.
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Highly offensive to good taste, propriety, etc.; extremely revolting
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Inclined to fear
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The definition of tremulous is quivering, timid or nervous.
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(Especially when capitalized) Holy.
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The definition of dire is something so bad or scary that it causes distress or terror.
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(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
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Feeling great horror or dismay; terrified; horrified
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Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
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Full of or subject to fear; timid
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(Colloquial) regretful, sorry
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Characterized by abject fear; cowardly.
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Deficient in conviction or courage; timid.
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Fair and comfortable:
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(Dialectal) Able; capable; stout; strong; sound.
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Showing cowardice; lacking in courage; basely or weakly fearful.
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(Archaic) Excessively careful and precise.
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Involved or responsible.
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Easily scared; very timid.
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(Archaic) Capable of making one tremble; terrible.
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(UK, slang, dated) Relating to, or characterized by, great fear, or funking.
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(Now Chiefly Dial.) Frightened; afraid
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Afraid.
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Causing fear, dread or terror
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Able or quick to apprehend or understand
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(Slang) Timid or cowardly
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Suspicious or distrustful; wary:
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The definition of atrocious is something evil, cruel or absolutely horrible.
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