for fear of

Definition of for fear of

  1. :  due to being afraid of He won't say anything for fear of losing his job.

Word by Word Definitions

fearplay
  1. :  frighten

    :  to feel fear in (oneself)

    :  to have a reverential awe of

  1. :  an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger

    :  an instance of this emotion

    :  a state marked by this emotion


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