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a·fraid

afraid

 
pronunciation:
freId
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: feeling fear.
I am afraid of snakes.
 
synonyms:
alarmed, fearful, nervous, scared, worried
antonyms:
fearless
similar words:
aghast, anxious, apprehensive, scared, uneasy
definition 2: feeling sorry or unhappy about something.
I'm afraid I can't go to the party with you.
synonyms:
sorry
similar words:
apologetic
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