Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear. (adjective)
Examples of word afraid
Well if Hope/Change/Hope/Change is a broken record what the heck is * be afraid, be very afraid*?
Let him go, and he will walk the streets with a swagger, and boast that you were afraid to touch him -- _afraid_, gentlemen -- and children and women will point after him as the man who has sent nine others into eternity, and who yet walks the streets a free man.
"Captain, we have had hard times of it out there, but _don't be afraid, don't be afraid_."
And I'm afraid of what'll come to the child without me; I'm _afraid_, Mr. Peter.
"I'll tell you something I want you to do and you're afraid to do it -- you're _afraid_."
"I'm afraid -- I'm _afraid_ we couldn't allow you to be a mere figurehead."
Mr. Ashburn, if you can't say anything more than this -- anything, you understand, which puts you in a position to treat with us, I'm afraid -- I'm _afraid_ I must ask time to think over this.
"I'm afraid, my dear Mirliflor," said Queen Selina, "I'm _afraid_ you can't see her before you go."
_ -- Do not be afraid to think of it; on the contrary, do think of it, but to say to it, "I am not _afraid_ of you."