°A strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat.
"He was struck by fear on seeing the snake."
°A phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.
"Not everybody has the same fears."
°(obsolete) To cause fear to; to frighten.
°To feel fear about (something).
synonyms: dread, terror, fright, phobia more» , scare, anxiety, apprehension, awe, reverence, veneration, afraid, frightened, scared, terrorise, terrorize, revere, venerate