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Definition of fearful:

  1. Full of fear, apprehension, or alarm; afraid; frightened.
  2. inclined to fear; easily frightened; without courage; timid.
  3. Indicating, or caused by, fear.
  4. Inspiring fear or awe; exciting apprehension or terror; terrible; frightful; dreadful.

Synonyms:

spooked, faint, hard, grand, horrible, dire, funky, vicious, panicky, frightening, mousy, panic-stricken, violent, noble, heavy-duty, intimidating, intensive, downright, coward, ghastly, trepid, horror-struck, cowering, timid, dreaded, redoubtable, hair-raising, bad, shocked, majestic, nervous, hopelessly, vehement, august, almighty, appalling, poltroon, craven, lily-livered, frightful, yellow-bellied, fear, imposing, forbidding, furious, timorous, solemn, blistering, ascared, dreadful, formidable, awful, deep, yellow, dastard, horrendous, spooky, cowardly, excruciating, fierce, chickenhearted, ferocious, horrific, terrific, hysterical, terrorized, unmanly, stately, fearsome, awesome, sorry, poor-spirited, ugly, caitiff, eerie, thorough, menacing, horrifying, pusillanimous, sadly, keen, tremendous, recreant, acute, dastardly, terrible, afeard, chicken, heavy, good, skittish, terrifying, such as it is, direful, fainthearted, (with) your heart in your mouth, cringing, aghast, atrocious, white-livered, unspeakable, utter, affrighted, chilling, alarming, hellacious, afraid, shocking, explosive, portentous, profound, utterly, spine-chilling, dread, exquisite, scary.

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