Definition of Afraid in English :
Define Afraid in English
Afraid meaning in English
Meaning of Afraid in English
Pronunciation of Afraid in English
Afraid pronunciation in English
Pronounce Afraid in Englishsee synonyms of afraid
filled with fear or apprehension
Example Sentences:'afraid even to turn his head''suddenly looked afraid''afraid for his life''afraid of snakes''afraid to ask questions'
filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement
Example Sentences:'I'm afraid I won't be able to come''he was afraid he would have to let her go''I'm afraid you're wrong'
feeling worry or concern or insecurity
Example Sentences:'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'
having feelings of aversion or unwillingness
Example Sentences:'afraid of hard work''afraid to show emotion'
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