Synonyms for fearing
- be afraid
- be anxious
- be apprehensive
- be disquieted
- be frightened
- be in awe
- break out in a sweat
- dare not
- feel concern
- have butterflies
- have qualms
- lose courage
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FEARING
At length she was a little disturbed, fearing that someone might see him.
And stalked on, fearing, I suppose, every minute for his social chastity.
After this, fearing their ridicule, nothing would have kept Charley away.
But she made him stop, already anxious, fearing to spoil that pure moment.
She had covered her face with her hands, fearing, as it seemed, to look towards him.
Cooper's friends wished the play withdrawn, on his account, fearing for his popularity.
Then he fled away by the path he had come by, fearing to be seen.
And she left off speaking, hiding Nana in her skirt, fearing a cry from the little one.
Fearing that he would be needed at the cabin, he returned before noon.
He did not speak, fearing to disturb her, but awaited her confidences in silence.