Part of speech: adjective

Filled with fear; fearful.

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Usage examples "afraid":

  1. " I'm afraid," Kathleen said, " that I don't know how to take care of a baby very well. - "Fairies and Folk of Ireland", William Henry Frost.
  2. " I was afraid I wouldn't be. - "The Planet Strappers", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
  3. I am afraid you will not want me when you know what I am going to do. - "Ideala", Sarah Grand.