Definition Of fearful
feeling afraid; showing fear or anxiety.
bond traders have remained fearful of inflation
he could cause a fearful commotion
Example Of fearful
Among the nations there are fearful wars and dreadful diseases.
An Arab writer on the consequences of the Black Death for animals added another hideous dimension to our awareness of that fearful episode.
Are you really fearful of being misinterpreted or are you just afraid to stand up for your constituents?
Bad experiences can lead to the development of fearful beliefs about the future - fears the past will be repeated if we act the same way again.
But he's a timid child, fearful of water, heights, spiders, darkness and the great outdoors.