Definition of afraid


  • filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head", "suddenly looked afraid", "afraid for his life", "afraid of snakes", "afraid to ask questions". Antonyms: unafraid.
  • filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement; "I'm afraid I won't be able to come", "he was afraid he would have to let her go", "I'm afraid you're wrong".
  • feeling worry or concern or insecurity; "She was afraid that I might be embarrassed", "terribly afraid of offending someone", "I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict".
  • having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; "afraid of hard work", "afraid to show emotion".

Rhymes with afraid

abrade, ade, aid, aide, arcade, arrayed, bade, blade, blockade, braid, brigade, brigade, brocade, buffeted, cascade, charade, cliched, colonnade, crusade, decade.

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  • afraid is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 10 points
  • afraid is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
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