Definition of unfeared
1 obsolete : not frightened : unafraid stand upright and unfeared — Ben Jonson
2 : not feared an unfeared adversary
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Origin and Etymology of unfeared
in sense 1, from Middle English unferd, from 1un- + fered, ferd, past participle of feren to frighten; in sense 2, from 1un- + feared, past participle of fear
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