Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Afraid; apprehensive; timid.

Part of speech: adjective

Inspiring fear; terrible.

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Usage examples "fearful":

  1. What could I do at such a fearful moment? - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. I'm afraid I've been a most fearful brute. - "The Dark Tower", Phyllis Bottome.
  3. Lady, said he, be not so fearful. - "French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France", Marie de France.