WEBoggle Menu

Home
Profiles
Forum
Chat Log
How to play
Help
Suggested Words
About
Donate

  

  Dictionary Definition of fear

fear
noun
1. a painful feeling of impending danger, evil, trouble, etc.; the feeling or condition of being afraid.
2. a specific instance of such a feeling.
3. anxiety; solicitude.
4. reverential awe, especially towards God.
5. a cause for fear.
-- verb (t)
6. to regard with fear; be afraid of.
7. to have reverential awe of.
8. Archaic. to be afraid (used reflexively).
9. Archaic. to frighten.
-- verb (i)
10. to have fear; be afraid.
-- phrase
11. for fear of, in order to avoid or prevent.
12. no fear! Colloquial certainly not.
[ME fere, OE fær sudden attack, sudden danger, c. OS far ambush; akin to G Gefahr danger]
-- fearer, noun