Fearfully



[feer-fuh l] /ˈfɪər fəl/

adjective
1.
causing or apt to cause ; frightening:
a fearful apparition.
2.
feeling , dread, apprehension, or solicitude:
fearful for his life; fearful lest he commit suicide.
3.
full of awe or reverence:
fearful of the Lord.
4.
showing or caused by :
fearful behavior.
5.
extreme in size, intensity, or badness:
a fearful head cold; fearful poverty.
/ˈfɪəfʊlɪ/
adverb
1.
in a fearful manner
2.
(intensifier): you’re fearfully kind
/ˈfɪəfʊl/
adjective
1.
having fear; afraid
2.
causing fear; frightening
3.
(informal) very unpleasant or annoying: a fearful cold
adj.

mid-14c., “causing fear,” from fear + -ful. Meaning “full of fear, timid” (now less common) also is from mid-14c. As a mere emphatic, from 1630s. Related: Fearfully; fearfulness.

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