fearfulness

  • 1 Fearfulness — Fear ful*ness, n. The state of being fearful. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 fearfulness — I noun affright, agitation, alarm, anxiousness, apprehension, consternation, distrust, faint heartedness, fear, fright, intimidation, misgiving, nervousness, pusillanimousness, shyness, stress, suspicion, superstition, terror, timidity,… …

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  • 3 fearfulness — fearful ► ADJECTIVE 1) showing or causing fear. 2) informal very great. DERIVATIVES fearfully adverb fearfulness noun …

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  • 4 fearfulness — noun see fearful …

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  • 5 fearfulness — See fearfully. * * * …

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  • 6 fearfulness — noun The quality of being fearful …

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  • 7 fearfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Great agitation and anxiety caused by the expectation or the realization of danger: affright, alarm, apprehension, dread, fear, fright, funk, horror, panic, terror, trepidation. Slang: cold feet. Idiom: fear and… …

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  • 8 fearfulness — n. state of being afraid; terribleness, awfulness, dreadfulness …

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  • 9 fearfulness — fear·ful·ness …

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  • 10 fearfulness — See: fearful …

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  • 11 fearfulness — noun 1. an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight) • Syn: ↑fear, ↑fright • Ant: ↑fearlessness (for: ↑fear) • Derivationally related forms …

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  • 12 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder —    Physicians and non physicians alike have always recognized the existence of obsessive thoughts and compulsive behavior. Across the ages, examples are common in religion of praying compulsively or dwelling obsessively on salvation or damnation …

    Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • 13 fear — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Anticipation of misfortune Nouns 1. fear, fearfulness, phobia; timidity, timorousness, diffidence; solicitude, anxiety, worry, care, apprehension; apprehensiveness, misgiving, mistrust, doubt, suspicion …

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  • 14 Anxiety —    Anxiety and phobic thinking may be normal emotions, distinct clusters of symptoms ( syndromes *), or diseases in the sense of distinct illness entities.    In psychoanalysis, anxiety is used as a theoretical term, the presumed unconscious… …

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  • 15 Anxiety and Phobias —    Anxiety and phobic thinking may be normal emotions, distinct clusters of symptoms ( syndromes *), or diseases in the sense of distinct illness entities.    In psychoanalysis, anxiety is used as a theoretical term, the presumed unconscious… …

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  • 16 timidity — noun 1. fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑timidness, ↑timorousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑timid (for: ↑timorousness), ↑timid …

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  • 17 timorousness — noun 1. fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions • Syn: ↑timidity, ↑timidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑timid, ↑timid (for: ↑timidness), ↑timid …

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  • 18 Nightmare — A nightmare is an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong negative emotional response from the mind, typically fear and/or horror, but also despair, anxiety and great sadness. The dream may contain situations of danger, discomfort, psychological …

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  • 19 Child development — For other uses, see Child development (disambiguation). Exploring Child development refers to the biological and psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses …

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  • 20 human behaviour — Introduction       the potential and expressed capacity for physical, mental, and social activity during the phases of human life.       Human beings, like other animal species, have a typical life course that consists of successive phases of… …

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