Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) fear, fearfulness, fright (an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight))
- S: (n) concern, care, fear (an anxious feeling) "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
- S: (n) fear, reverence, awe, veneration (a feeling of profound respect for someone or something) "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration"
- S: (v) fear (be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event) "I fear she might get aggressive"
- S: (v) fear, dread (be afraid or scared of; be frightened of) "I fear the winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!"
- S: (v) fear (be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement) "I fear I won't make it to your wedding party"
- S: (v) fear (be uneasy or apprehensive about) "I fear the results of the final exams"
- S: (v) reverence, fear, revere, venerate (regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of) "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"