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Adjective
Feeling fear or apprehension
“It is not just passengers who are afraid of flying - airline employees are fearful too.”
Adjective
Unwilling or reluctant to do something for fear of the consequences
“In consequence we are becoming a tight-lipped silent majority afraid to rise above the parapet.”
Adjective
Regretful
“I'm afraid I can't help you.”
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