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fearful

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Man's fear of ideas is probably the greatest dike holding back human knowledge and happiness.
Morris L. Ernst
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English

Etymology

fear + -ful

Pronunciation

fîr'fəl

Adjective

fearful (comparative fearfuller, superlative fearfullest)

Positive
fearful

Comparative
fearfuller

Superlative
fearfullest

  1. frightening
  2. frightened, filled with terror
  3. terrible

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