Definitions For Fear


  • An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
  • A feeling of profound respect for someone or something
  • An anxious feeling
  • An unpleasant emotion caused by being aware of danger : a feeling of being afraid
  • A feeling of respect and wonder for something very powerful


  • Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
  • Be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
  • Be uneasy or apprehensive about
  • Be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement
  • Be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event
  • To be afraid of (something or someone)
  • To expect or worry about (something bad or unpleasant)
  • To be afraid and worried

Is Fear a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Fear is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Fear in a Sentence

  • He was a cruel king who was feared and hated by his subjects.
  • There's no need to fear.
  • He was trembling with fear.
  • Unable to walk the streets without fear of being mugged
  • They regarded their enemies with fear and hatred.

Synonyms for Fear

Antonyms for Fear

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