What does the word fearful mean?

Usage examples for 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. I'm afraid I've been a most fearful brute. – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  3. Lady, said he, be not so fearful. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France