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Correct spelling:
fear
Definition:
Frantic Efforts to Appear Recovered ( Alcoholics Anonymous chat slang)

What does the acronym fear stand for?

FEAR abbreviation definitions:
–  Forget Everything And Run
–  False Events Appearing Real

Synonyms:

noun
alarm, apprehension
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.
amazement
wonder, awe.
complex
hang up, exaggerated reaction, fixed idea, hangup, obsession, a thing about something.
cowardice
unmanliness, mousiness, gutlessness, wimpiness, pusillanimity.
diffidence
shyness, unassertiveness, sheepishness, self-consciousness, insecurity, in security, timorousness.
dismay
disheartenments, disillusionments, disillusionment, disheartenment, blahs, up set, the blahs.
doubt
scruples, lack of confidence, scruple, demurral, agnosticism, waverings, Uncertainties.
emotion
excitement, feeling, passion, sentiment, sadness, sensation, emotion, anger, hatred, mood, temperment, sympathy.
expectation
contemplation, envisioning, foreboding, suspense, pessimism, presumption, apprehensiveness, anticipation, expectancy, expectation, worriment, uncertainty.
fear
angst, care, agitation, concern, dread, timidity, reverence, anxiety, intimidation, funk, fearfulness, spinelessness, venerate, faintheartedness, fright, cowardice, alarm, terror, apprehension, revere.
feeling
fear, fright, fearfulness.
ghost
bugbear.
hopelessness
desperation.
mistrust
Dubiosity, mistrust.
presentiment
handwriting on wall, worriment.
superstition
unfounded fear, false belief.
uncertainty
misgiving.
wonder
wonderings.
worry
head ache.
verb
emotion
fear.
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:
  1. I fear myself- what I am." – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. " I fear that is the case. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. If you can fear that you must forget my promise." – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  4. The use of that discarded name brought back the past with its ghosts of fear. – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  5. " I fear so," said Mrs. Mountstuart. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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