English translation of भय
भयPowered by COBUILD /bhaya/
Definitions and Translations
mn/bhaya, bhay, bhya, bhy/
1. chill transitive verb, countable noun
If something that you see, hear, or feel chills you, it frightens you. If something sends a chill through you, it gives you a sudden feeling of fear or anxiety. [written]
⇒ This film will chill you to the bone. ⇒ ...a chill of fear.
2. fear variable noun
Fear is the unpleasant feeling of worry that you get when you think that you are in danger or that something horrible is going to happen.
⇒ I was shaking with fear. ⇒ ...his fears about his knee operation.
3. horror uncountable noun
Horror is a strong feeling of alarm caused by something extremely unpleasant.
⇒ I felt numb with horror.
4. misgiving variable noun
If you have misgivings about something that is being proposed or done, you feel that it is not quite right, and are worried that it may have undesirable consequences.
⇒ I had serious misgivings about the plan.
5. nervousness uncountable noun
⇒ I smiled warmly so he wouldn't see my nervousness.
6. phobia countable noun
A phobia is an unreasonably strong fear of something.
⇒ He had a phobia about flying.
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Translation of भय from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary