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fear

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  • nounalarm, apprehension
  • verbfeel alarm; be scared of
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Synonyms for fear

noun alarm, apprehension
  • angst
  • anxiety
  • concern
  • despair
  • dismay
  • doubt
  • dread
  • horror
  • jitters
  • panic
  • scare
  • suspicion
  • terror
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • worry
  • abhorrence
  • agitation
  • aversion
  • awe
  • consternation
  • cowardice
  • creeps
  • discomposure
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • faintheartedness
  • foreboding
  • fright
  • funk
  • misgiving
  • nightmare
  • phobia
  • presentiment
  • qualm
  • reverence
  • revulsion
  • timidity
  • trembling
  • tremor
  • trepidation
  • bête noire
  • chickenheartedness
  • cold feet
  • cold sweat
  • recreancy

Antonyms for fear

  • assurance
  • calmness
  • cheer
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • ease
  • encouragement
  • faith
  • happiness
  • joy
  • trust
  • calm
  • comfort
  • like
  • liking
  • love
  • bravery
  • courage
  • fearlessness
  • heroism
  • unconcern
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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noun. amazement

cold feet

noun. loss of nerve preventing completion of an action
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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