- IPA: /əˈfɹeɪd/
- (usually used predicatively, not attributively, be afraid) Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear.
- He is afraid of death.
- He is afraid to die.
- He is afraid that he will die.
- (colloquial) regretful, sorry
- I am afraid I cannot help you in this matter.
- (used with for) Worried about, feeling concern for, fearing for (someone or something).
- (impressed with fear or apprehension) afeared, alarmed, anxious, apprehensive, fearful, timid, timorous
- (regretful) sorry
- See also Thesaurus:afraid
- French: effrayé
- German: ängstlich
- Italian: con paura
- Portuguese: com medo
- Russian: боя́щийся
- Spanish: con miedo, con temor, con susto, asustado
- German: bedauern (to be afraid); leider (unfortunately, regrettably)
- Portuguese: temer (to be afraid)
- Russian: бояться
- Spanish: temerse que