Part of speech:
A person or thing causing intense fear
A sudden, overpowering feeling of fear, often affecting many people at once.
A reason for dread or apprehension:
Apprehension is defined as when you are nervous and scared about something or about what might happen.
(Informal) Intense nervous depression or anxiety. Often used with the.
A cause of terror.
An unsightly object
The quality of being brave; courage; valor
(Obs.) Mind; purpose; spirit
An outstanding or conspicuous example:
The bell, buzzer, etc. of an alarm clock
The act or fact of seeing:
Great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror.
(Obs.) A musty odor, as of moldy tobacco
To drive or force by arousing fear:
To scare is defined as to suddenly frighten or alarm someone.
(Intransitive) To move suddenly, or be excited, on feeling alarm; to start.
To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
*A person or thing of unattractive or startling appearance
A person regarded as colorless and primly sedate.
Anxiety can be a symptom of mental illness characterized by feelings of nervousness or distress without a noticeable cause.
(Obs.) Terror; dread
The definition of consternation means fear that makes you feel helpless.
Dismay is defined as a sudden or total loss of courage.
(Brit.) A person whose appearance or dress is odd
A giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans.
A person regarded as resembling a scarecrow in some way, as in being repellent or unattractive
The definition of a shock is a sudden powerful disturbance, shake or blow.
Fearfulness or timidity preventing the completion of a course of action.
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