Definition of Fearfulness

1. Noun. An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight).




2. Noun. The trait of being afraid.
Generic synonyms: Cowardice, Cowardliness
Specialized synonyms: Timidity, Timorousness, Pusillanimity, Pusillanimousness, Gutlessness
Derivative terms: Fearful
Antonyms: Fearlessness

Definition of Fearfulness

1. n. The state of being fearful.

Definition of Fearfulness

1. Noun. The quality of being fearful ¹

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Definition of Fearfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fearfulness

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fear mongers
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fearfulness (current term)
fearfulnesses
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fearlike
fearmonger
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fearmongering
fearmongers
fearnaught
fearnaughts
fearnought

Literary usage of Fearfulness

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1. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1809)
"fearfulness WHICH WILL apprehensions of what slw.ll yet remain. To think of an eternity of this torment remaining, O how will it fill, and overbear, ..."

2. A Spiritual Treasury for the Children of God: Consisting of a Meditation for by William Mason (1803)
"... fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me....Psalm Iv. 5. SCCH was the mournful complaint of David; yea of Jesus too, ..."

3. The Works of the Right Reverend Joseph Hall by Joseph Hall, Philip Wynter (1863)
"CHAP. XVI. COMFORTS AGAINST THE TERRORS OF JUDGMENT. SECT. I.—Aggravation of the fearfulness of the last judgment. ..."

4. History of Kanawha County: From Its Organization in 1789 Until the Present by Geo W Atkinson (1876)
"... fearfulness, and the coolness of Cornstalk—The atrocious Murder of the Hostages—Incidents of Cornstalk— His premonition of Death—Superstitions of the ..."

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