- experiencing or showing fear
"a fearful glance"
"fearful of criticism"
- That was a fearful scene.
- A fearful thought entered my mind.
- What a fearful waste of money!
- The fearful noise astonished anyone coming for the first time.
- To make matters worse, there were signs of a fearful storm.
- The poor widow with her two young children - herself an orphan - struggled bravely for a while against the fearful tide of adversity.
- We promised, in our last article, to illustrate the formidable powers of the white shark, by relating a fearful struggle between this animal and a human being.
- And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.
- It's the answer that led those who've been told for so long by so many to be cynical and fearful and doubtful about what we can achieve to put their hands on the arc of history and bend it once more toward the hope of a better day.
- It's the answer that led those who've been told for so long, by so many, to be cynical and fearful and doubtful about what we can achieve, to put their hands on the arc of history and bend it once more toward the hope of a better day.
- Early friendly contact between infants and care-givers will result in a less fearful animal, as the animals learn that familiar humans do not constitute a threat, but the animals will retain most of the attributes of their wild conspecifics.