French translation of 'fearful'
- (= afraid)
peureux(‑euse)to be fearful of sb
avoir peur de qn,
craindre qnto be fearful of sth (= afraid of)
avoir peur de qch(= apprehend)
craindre qchto be fearful of doing sth
craindre de faire qch
- (= dreadful) [sight, noise, condition, shock]
Example Sentences Including 'fearful'
Alec ordered them to stop at three feet, fearful of cave-ins.Death and Transfiguration
He left and Tettlinger began to relax, the fearful stiffness going out of his arms.Fools Gold
With a sudden crow of mirth, she shed her fearful gravity.Unreasonable Doubt
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Translation of fearful from the Collins English to French Dictionary