Adjective "Afraid" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Afraid


    Definition:

    1. feeling fear; filled with apprehension: afraid to go.

    2. feeling regret, unhappiness, or the like: I'm afraid we can't go on Monday.

    3. feeling reluctance, unwillingness, distaste, or the like: He seemed afraid to show his own children a little kindness.

    Examples:

    "people can be afraid of things."

    "people can be afraid of people."

    "people can be afraid for people."

    "people can be afraid of darks."

    "people can be afraid of places."

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