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Noun: fearfulness  feer-ful-nus
  1. An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    - fear, fright
  2. The trait of being afraid

See also: afraid, fearless, 'fraid [non-standard], unafraid

Type of: cowardice, cowardliness, emotion

Antonym: fearlessness

Encyclopedia: Fearfulness