I fear

idiom

formal
used in speech when one is worried that something bad or unpleasant has happened or is true
I fear that we're already too late.
These problems have no easy solution, I fear.

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“I fear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/I%20fear. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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