OTHER WORDS FROM fearfulfear·ful·ly, adverbfear·ful·ness, nounun·fear·ful, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fearfulfearful , fearsome
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How to use fearful in a sentence
She softened my heart amid fearful isolation when it might otherwise have hardened in self-defense.How a sickly squirrel offered me unexpected comfort|Pam Spritzer|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
When investors are fearful, they tend to buy up these securities, pushing down Treasury bond yields and causing the yield curve to invert.
If someone is fearful of getting a vaccine, we will speak to them privately about how we can best support them.With many employees wary, company leaders prepare their return-to-office coronavirus vaccine policies|Jessica Davies|January 18, 2021|Digiday
Among the economic lesson of 2020 is that fearful consumers means less economic activity.What job security? Americans are feeling worn down and fearful of layoffs|Lance Lambert|January 15, 2021|Fortune
Anxiety makes you feel bad physically, and those physical symptoms feel like danger, so you become even more fearful and anxious, which only makes the symptoms worse.How to keep your anxiety from spiraling out of control|Sara Chodosh|January 15, 2021|Popular-Science
Still fearful and smarting from the pain, I arrived on time and was led to chair in his office.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The grand jury decision “makes us a little bit more fearful to leave our homes every day,” Cook told me.
This past election, they were hardly mentioned by Republicans fearful of alienating moderates.It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country|Jay Michaelson|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oddly, though, Americans are not fearful enough when it comes to real threats.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At first, the doctors write, the villagers were “fearful and agitated,” lacking the basic necessities needed to survive.
And it is too true that ages of subjugation have demoralized, to a fearful extent, the Italian People.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
His arm was drawn around the drum, and finally his whole body was drawn over the shaft, at a fearful rate.
A bull-fight is fearful enough, but it cannot compare with the struggle between a maddened buffalo and his pursuer.
The boy often wonders if there is another animal in the world with such fearful horns.
So with a fearful growl, and a bark that might have frightened a lion, Bravo made a leap and a spring after poor little Downy.