- (archaic & dialect)afraid
- Old English , from āfæran 'frighten', from ā- (expressing intensity) + færan (see fear); used commonly by Shakespeare, but rarely after 1700 in written form
a pronunciation of afraid
■Afear'd of Bacchante,
■So i am always worry about my future but i never feel afeared.
■Cast your nets wherever you wish never afeared are we!'
■The boy knew that the brake is broken and he didn't let the girl know that, he don't want that the girl feel afeared.
■The old accountant took a look sideways at the cake in afeared eyes, and began to twist on his bed anxiously.