Hindi translation of 'afraid'
1. adjective after link verb
If you are afraid of someone or afraid to do something, you are frightened because you think that something horrible is going to happen.डरा हुआ[डरी हुई]भयभीत
I was afraid of the other boys.
2. adjective after link verb
If you are afraid that something unpleasant will happen, you are worried that it may happen.आशंकित
The Government is afraid of losing the election.
3. adjective after link verb
If you are afraid for someone else, you are worried that they are in danger.चिंतित
She's afraid for her family back home.
When you want to disagree with someone or apologize to them in a polite way, you can say 'I'm afraid'.‘माफ करना’
I'm afraid I can't agree with you on that, John.
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Example Sentences Including 'afraid'
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The atmosphere makes people very nervous, and afraid that they may miss something worth buying.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Are we afraid of feelings?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is not something to be afraid of.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Since then my boyfriend is afraid there is something wrong with him.The Sun (2010)
That your boyfriend feels comfortable being vulnerable doesn't mean he is weak, simply that he is in touch with his feelings and not afraid to show them.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We will not be afraid of anyone and will try to enjoy our football.The Sun (2016)
He was not much afraid of anything that she might feel now.Middlemarch (1872)
In fact, nobody should be afraid of them.The Sun (2012)
Was I afraid of going over it again?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We are not afraid of anyone.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They all seem to be afraid and apprehensive.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You would have been afraid to go out at night.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It was great to share this funny moment with him in his last few hours, at a time when he was worried and afraid.The Sun (2015)
My free leaflet for anyone afraid of the dentist explains more.The Sun (2006)
She is afraid to go back to school and thinks they will not want her back.The Sun (2014)
She is now too afraid to go to school on her own, a court heard.The Sun (2017)
She's not afraid of anything.The Sun (2016)
Somebody might have given him a lift and is afraid to come forward thinking they have done something wrong, but they have not.The Sun (2016)
The country is suffering because people and politicians are too afraid to say anything about it.The Sun (2014)
Thousands more victims were too afraid to come forward.The Sun (2016)
We are afraid she may have come to harm.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We seem to be afraid to punish them.The Sun (2010)
Most locals had fled or were still too afraid to come out.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I learned many of us in the program were afraid of strong feelings.Christianity Today (2000)
Being afraid of something means thinking in a negative way about it.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
What you probably mean is that you are afraid others may think you are lazy.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
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'afraid' in Other Languages
British English: afraid /əˈfreɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are afraid of someone or afraidto do something, you are frightened because you think that something horrible is going to happen.
I was afraid of the other boys.
- American English: afraid
- Arabic: خائِف
- Brazilian Portuguese: com medo
- Chinese: 害怕
- Croatian: uplašen
- Czech: vystrašený
- Danish: bange
- Dutch: bang
- European Spanish: temeroso
- Finnish: peloissaan
- French: effrayé
- German: fürchten (sich)
- Greek: φοβισμένος
- Italian: timoroso
- Japanese: ･･･が怖い
- Korean: ...을 두려워하여
- Norwegian: redd
- Polish: przestraszony
- European Portuguese: com medo
- Romanian: speriat
- Russian: испуганный
- Latin American Spanish: temeroso
- Swedish: rädd
- Thai: กลัว
- Turkish: korkmuş
- Ukrainian: наляканий
- Vietnamese: sợ
Translation of afraid from the Collins English to Hindi