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Definition 1: the trait of being afraid - [noun denoting attribute]

(fearfulness is a kind of ...) the trait of lacking courage

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) contemptible fearfulness

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) the trait of lacking courage and determination; fearful of loss or injury

Definition 2: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight) - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for fearfulness in the sense of this definition

(fearfulness is a kind of ...) any strong feeling

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) the feeling of being intimidated; being made to feel afraid or timid

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) fearful expectation or anticipation

"the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) fear that affects a person about to face an audience

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) a sudden attack of fear

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) excessive or uncontrollable fear

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) intense and profound fear

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

"a frisson of surprise shot through him"

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) a feeling of fear and revulsion

"he gives me the creeps"

(... is a kind of fearfulness ) fear resulting from the awareness of danger

(fearfulness is a part of ...) the physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill; associated with fear

(... are attributes of fearfulness) 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"

(... are attributes of fearfulness) oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them

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