fear (noun, verb) past tense: feared LISTEN
Fear is an emotion that we have when we see, or think about, something dangerous. If you feel fear, it means that you are scared.
- You could see the fear in her eyes.
If you have a fear of something, it means that you are scared of it.
- I have a fear of snakes.
If you fear something, it means that you are scared or worried that something will happen.
- I fear that there will be war.
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There are other meanings of fear.