F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /fɪr/
    • /fɪər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /fɪr/

Definitions of fears word

  • noun fears Plural form of fear. 1
  • noun fears plural of fear. 0
  • verb fears third-person singular simple present indicative form of fear. 0

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Parts of speech for Fears


fears popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fears usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fears

noun fears

  • dreads — to fear greatly; be in extreme apprehension of: to dread death.
  • anxieties — Plural form of anxiety.
  • horrors — an overwhelming and painful feeling caused by something frightfully shocking, terrifying, or revolting; a shuddering fear: to shrink back from a mutilated corpse in horror.
  • alarms — Plural form of alarm.
  • apprehensions — Plural form of apprehension.

verb fears

  • crouches — Plural form of crouch.
  • quail — a small, migratory, gallinaceous game bird, Coturnix coturnix, of the Old World.
  • shies — bashful; retiring.

Antonyms for fears

noun fears

verb fears

  • faces — Plural form of face.
  • wants — to feel a need or a desire for; wish for: to want one's dinner; always wanting something new.
  • braves — possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance.

Top questions with fears

  • when i have fears that i may cease to be?
  • what was one result of nativist fears of new immigrants?
  • when i have fears?
  • keats when i have fears?
  • how to face your fears?
  • how do fears change with age?
  • how many fears does tris have?

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