an unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm.
“I cowered in fear as bullets whizzed past”
synonyms: terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation,
dread, consternation, dismay, distress;
be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or harmful.
“I hated him but didn’t fear him any more”
synonyms: be afraid of, be fearful of, be scared of, be apprehensive of, dread, live in fear of, go in terror of, be terrified of, be terrified by, cower before, tremble before, cringe from, shrink from, flinch from;