live in fear

Definition of live in fear

:to be always afraid
  • She lived in fear of being caught.

Word by Word Definitions

live play
  1. : to be alive : have the life of an animal or plant

  2. : to continue alive

  3. : to maintain oneself : subsist

  1. : having life : living

  2. : existing in fact or reality : actual

  3. : exerting force or containing energy: such as

  1. : at the actual time of occurrence : during, from, or at a live production

fear play
  1. : frighten

  2. : to feel fear in (oneself)

  3. : to have a reverential awe of

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

  2. : an instance of this emotion

  3. : a state marked by this emotion


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