Afraid: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Attributes
afraid 29 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 Adjective acrophobic, afeard, aghast, agoraphobic, alarmed, algophobic, apprehensive, claustrophobic, fearful, frightened, hangdog, horrified, hunted, hydrophobic, mysophobic, numb, panicky, shitless, terror-stricken, triskaidekaphobic, unnerved, white-lipped, xenophobic unafraid fear
afraid 3 Filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement “I’m afraid I won’t be able to come”, he was afraid he would have to let her go, “I’m afraid yo’re wrong” Adjective concerned No Data No Data
afraid 1 Feeling worry or concern or insecurity She was afraid that I might be embarrassed, terribly afraid of offending someone, I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict Adjective concerned No Data No Data
afraid 0 Having feelings of aversion or unwillingness afraid of hard work, afraid to show emotion Adjective disinclined No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Afraid" have?

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The word "Afraid" has 4 meanings. The most frequent meaning is afraid.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Afraid"?

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The word "Afraid" has no hyponyms.

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Is the word "Afraid" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Afraid" has a maximum frequency of 29.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Afraid"?

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The word "Afraid" has 25 synonyms which are: acrophobic, afeard, aghast, agoraphobic, alarmed, algophobic, apprehensive, claustrophobic, fearful, frightened, hangdog, horrified, hunted, hydrophobic, mysophobic, numb, panicky, shitless, terror-stricken, triskaidekaphobic, unnerved, white-lipped, xenophobic, concerned, disinclined.

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