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Overview of adj afraid

The adj afraid has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (29) 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")

2. (3) afraid

(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")

3. (1) afraid

(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")

4. afraid

(having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; "afraid of hard work"; "afraid to show emotion") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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