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What does the acronym fear stand for?
FEAR abbreviation definitions:
concern, discomposure, terror, revulsion, doubt, Recreancy, distress, creeps, agitation, jitters, awe, anxiety, disquietude, worry, misgiving, fright, presentiment, consternation, suspicion, dismay, faintheartedness, nightmare, despair, reverence, trembling, uneasiness, qualm, tremor, trepidation, cowardice, phobia, timidity, panic, angst, abhorrence, funk, dread, unease, chickenheartedness, horror, aversion, bête noire, scare, cold sweat, cold feet, foreboding.
hang up, exaggerated reaction, fixed idea, hangup, obsession, a thing about something.
unmanliness, mousiness, gutlessness, wimpiness, pusillanimity.
shyness, unassertiveness, sheepishness, self-consciousness, insecurity, in security, timorousness.
disheartenments, disillusionments, disillusionment, disheartenment, blahs, up set, the blahs.
scruples, lack of confidence, scruple, demurral, agnosticism, waverings, Uncertainties.
excitement, feeling, passion, sentiment, sadness, sensation, emotion, anger, hatred, mood, temperment, sympathy.
contemplation, envisioning, foreboding, suspense, pessimism, presumption, apprehensiveness, anticipation, expectancy, expectation, worriment, uncertainty.
angst, care, agitation, concern, dread, timidity, reverence, anxiety, intimidation, funk, fearfulness, spinelessness, venerate, faintheartedness, fright, cowardice, alarm, terror, apprehension, revere.
fear, fright, fearfulness.
handwriting on wall, worriment.
unfounded fear, false belief.
feel alarm; be scared of
crouch, anticipate, quail, blanch, lose courage, quaver, have butterflies, flinch, break out in a sweat, be disquieted, dare not, shrink, feel concern, be apprehensive, fret, tremble, cower, be in awe, expect, avoid, be anxious, falter, start, have qualms, be afraid, shy, shudder, suspect, be frightened, wilt, shun, foresee, apprehend.
Examples of usage:
– Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
– The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
– Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
– The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
– The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith