fear


fear (http://definr.com/fear)

     n 1: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain
          or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or
          fight) [syn: fearfulness, fright] [ant: fearlessness]
     2: an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up
        out of fear of public reaction" [syn: concern, care]
     v 1: be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible
          or probable situation or event; "I fear she might get
          aggressive"
     2: be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the
        winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!"
        [syn: dread]
     3: be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement: "I fear
        I won't make it to your wedding party"
     4: be uneasy or apprehensive about; "I fear the results of the
        final exams"
     5: be in awe of; "Fear God as your father" [syn: reverence, revere,
         venerate]