How to use Fearful in a sentence
Her large eyes were fearful once again.
Sarah shared a fearful gaze with Connor.
Then a strange, fearful sense of danger terrified me.
In 1527 Pizarro, after enduring fearful hardships, first reached the coast of Peru at Tumbez.
Labdacus and Lycurgus, who offered a similar resistance, met with a like fearful end.Advertisement
Onias, fearful of the consequences, offered a sacrifice for his restoration, and the two youths appeared to him with the message that he was restored for the sake of Onias.
Finding that the king was ready to back them in all their enterprises, the Despensers resolved to take the fearful risk of snatching at supreme power by using their masters name to oust the barons who were now directing affairs from their position.
Its effect was fearful.
She was half afraid to speak, fearful that a quake in her voice would expose her trepidation.
During his reign the empire was ravaged by a fearful pestilence; and the chief cities of Greece were sacked by the Goths, who descended on the Greek coast with a fleet of five hundred.Advertisement
True, it cannot be demonstrated that all the fearful accusations afterwards levelled at John XXIII.
Then his misery became more fearful than ever.
Some children are braver, while others are more shy and fearful.
The seizure of Lincoln by Stephen in 1141 was accompanied with fearful butchery and devastation, and by an accord at Stamford William of Roumare received Kirton in Lindsey, and his tenure of Gainsborough Castle was confirmed.
She looked at Dusty's still body, feeling overjoyed and fearful.Advertisement
She lifted his hand and put the pen in it, fearful that he would not be capable of writing.
Bertram Elliot, waiting to lead the Royals just abaft the bridge, was struck down by a shell which did fearful execution forward.
A final mission to Persia, probably in 367, was a failure, and Antalcidas, deeply chagrined and fearful of the consequences, is said to have starved himself to death.
But many of us are quite fearful about going and making disciples.
The UK population is growing more fearful of young people, recent findings have revealed.Advertisement
The party was then in a narrow gorge between huge icebergs, over which the storm raged with fearful fury.
Should I be fearful or subservient?
Consistent with neuropsychological findings, both types of fearful stimuli activated the amygdala.
In certain seasons of the year, chiefly between October and March, these birds make fearful commotion in their retreat.
Synopsis The year is 1539 and the court of Henry VIII is increasingly fearful at the moods of the aging sick king.Advertisement
People living with deep, cruel scars minds haunted by memories too fearful to share.
They are so fearful, so afraid, as we all are.
Students felt most fearful of having their property stolen on campus at night.
Several others become fearful of a time where they may realize they are living with multiple personalities.
The writer of Hebrews warned then of a fearful judgment of fiery indignation which would devour God's adversaries.
The effect will make disabled people feel more fearful of an increasingly inflexible benefit system.
However many others, fearful of wandering into a political minefield, keep their views to themselves.
McCorkle (1992) found that older men in a maximum-security prison displayed distinct avoidance behaviors when fearful.
The mother looking somber, severe, fearful, angry in a tired kind of way.
It was too ugly, too sordid, too fearful to be heroic.
This really spooked me but as I was fearful that I'd " frighten " my dad away, I continued chatting calmly.
This fearful saying unquestionably expressed a frequent mood of Frederick's; and he sometimes acted with great harshness, and seemed to take a malicious pleasure in tormenting his acquaintances.
German imperialism, deprived of colonies, puts on the fearful mask of fascism with its saber teeth protruding.
Many congregations over the years have become fearful that leaving doors open presents a security threat.
This really spooked me but as I was fearful that I 'd " frighten " my dad away, I continued chatting calmly.
The most fearful scenes were the result of this high-handed subversion of all existing order.
The survivor of trauma may feel fearful or depressed.
Some of us may feel anxious, depressed or fearful, we may have dietary problems, trouble sleeping or trouble staying awake.
Something more seems to be needed to account for repeated fearful unbidden images or sequences from past drug trips however.
Romans were more fearful than the educated Greeks had been of the wrath of the gods.
Should this be the case, or if you are more than a little fearful of probing the innards of your computer, take it to a shop and have it done.
Should this be the case, or if you are more than a little fearful of probing the innards of your computer, take it to a professional for the installation.
An increase in aggressive and/or fearful behavior is common in older cats.
We may become fearful, tense, anxious or agitated.
When you encounter a situation that makes you feel uncomfortable or fearful, the first thing that happens in your body is your mind sends out a message indicating a threat is present.
Therefore, remind your friend that you care about her no matter what, and that she can't go through her life fearful.
It can cause a user to be fearful or suspicious of others' actions.
Janice Dickinson's son, Nathan Fields, is asking his mom to put a stop to the surgeries because he is fearful that it's becoming an obsession.
For example, a fearful dog who barks excessively may be traumatized by an anti-bark collar.
It increased anxiety in some fearful dogs.
A nightmare upsets the dreamer who frequently wakes up during the nightmare and remembers the details of this very fearful dream.
Many parents are fearful they might hurt their child or may perform the procedure incorrectly.
Operating in open country, mounted on horseback, and with rifles in their hands, the Boer farmers were able to inflict fearful losses on their enemy, while their own casualties were few.
The national system of education introduced in 1833 was the real recantation of intolerant opinions, but the economic state of Ireland was fearful.
Brankovic, however, fearful of the sultan's vengeance in case of disaster, privately informed Murad of the advance of the Christian host, and prevented Castriota from joining it.
Quinn was fearful; afraid that somehow we'd made a terrible error and the wrath of law enforcement would descend upon us.
My time of the month has passed without its usual affliction and I am dire fearful of the consequences of why this might be so.
He sat helpless, against the wall with his arms resting on his knees, aching for her; fearful that tonight would forever change all they had become to each other.
Lawsuits against a (relative) handful of individuals wo n't appease the fearful and trigger-happy content industry for long, tho.
The velvet-eyed descendant of Eve shot a fearful glance at him and continued, still casually tracing invisible arabesques with her foil's point.
All are fearful areas, unpopulated and places of last resort for bandits and other desperados.
He said that she was extremely fearful when she attended the clinic for the first time and thought that she might die.
In the days that followed, I remained fearful.
Some of us may feel anxious, depressed or fearful, we may have dietary problems, trouble sleeping or trouble sleeping or trouble staying awake.
Canines with known anxiety issues that display aggressive and/or fearful behavior should never be trained in this manner.
For those who are fearful of losing a really good pair of nose pads, you may want to try to screw in option.
At first he lay awake, conscious of every sound the motel uttered, fearful that Cynthia Byrne might waken to God knows what thoughts and fears.
We will close next July and we are truly fearful for the future of our children.
You can see that lovable ogre Shrek in 4-D, be chased by the fearful Mummy in Revenge of the Mummy or get scared in Universal's House of Horror which was voted one of America's best haunted attractions by Hauntworld Magazine.
Parents can be generally watchful, but not fearful.
Children raised with this parenting style are often moody, unhappy, fearful, and irritable.
Studies have shown that some children are born with inhibited temperaments, which means that even as infants, they are more likely to be fearful and wary of new situations.
Over time, a child with selective mutism becomes mute because of an inability to cope with fearful feelings that occur when he or she is expected to speak.
They may become fearful that another unexpected disaster will strike them or members of their families.
Children act out situations they suspect may happen to them, that they are fearful will happen, or that they have witnessed.
Familiarization prepares children for potentially fearful and painful experiences, such as surgery or parental separation.
Some children are too angry or fearful to act out their feelings through dramatic play.
Because abuse is often hidden from view and its victims too young or fearful to speak out, however, experts suggest that its true prevalence is possibly much greater than the official data indicate.
Avoidant personalities are often fearful of rejection and unwilling to become involved with others.
If unsuccessful, the child becomes fearful, is unable to join groups, and harbors guilty feelings.
Most often it takes the form of desensitization, a technique by which the fearful person is exposed to the feared stimulus in an extremely mild form and then with gradually increasing degrees of intensity.
A two-year-old dreamer may recall a fearful dream, but be unable to give form to the source of the threat.
Infants are aggressive when they are hungry, uncomfortable, fearful, angry, or in pain.
If it is because you are fearful, then you are beginning to withhold emotions and this is keeping you from enjoying the new guy.
Also, fearful or skeptical people should leave the room.
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At first fearful of Vincent's appearance, Catherine comes to appreciate the gentle man inside.
I wasn't as fearful I couldn't come back but I'm still concerned that it will happen every time I try to sleep.
The peasant movements alluded to above, which had caused so much anxiety at the diet of Augsburg in 1518, culminated in the fearful Peasant Revolt in which the common man, both in country and town, rose in the name of " God's justice " to avenge long-standing wrongs and establish his rights.
Before the shrines reeking with the stench of slaughter the eternal fires were kept burning, and on the platform stood the huge drum, covered with snakes' skin, whose fearful sound was heard for miles.
The fearful slaughter which took place before the British were masters of the defences caused Wellington to be charged with indifference to loss, but a postponement of the attack would merely have resulted in more battles against Soult.
The apprehensions of the people with regard to a future state were undefined, but fearful.
One other cry He uttered, and the end came, and at that moment the veil of the Temple was rent from top to bottom - an omen of fearful import to those who had mocked Him, even on the cross, as the destroyer of the Temple, who in three days should build it anew.
Jefferson, however, far from America in these years and unexposed to reactionary influences, came back with undiminished fervour of democracy, and the talk he heard of praise for England, and fearful recoil before even the beginning of the revolution in France, disheartened him, and filled him with suspicion.'
O come love these fearful warring armies & plant tulips deep inside their guns.
The officer pounced on the soldiers who were in the shops, but at that moment fearful screams reached them from the huge crowd on the Moskva bridge and the officer ran out into the square.
Some children bitten by large dogs, however, may become extremely fearful of dogs in general and may require counseling, particularly if the bite was severe or had long-term effects on the child's health.
The story is about a boy named Andy who has a room full of old-fashioned favorite toys that are fearful of being replaced with more modern toys such as Buzz Lightyear.
Many were fearful of the radiation technology because they thought they would get radiation poisoning.
Overly friendly or obviously fearful individuals tend to attract creative criminals.
This might make you nervous and fearful about approaching anyone for the first time.
Others become fearful, thinking the parents may decide to divorce the child as well.
The film's tagline, "more fearful than the monster himself," is a great representation of how classics used a single line of copy to solidify a classic horror movie poster.
If you are generally a nervous or fearful person you, may feel a bit scared to begin this journey.
Ordinarily she would have thumped him on top of the head or yelled, but fearful of offending a customer, she tolerated his invasion of her space.
On the other hand the Germans of Bohemia, fearful of falling under the control of the Czechs,.
Evidently she was aware of her beauty and fearful because of it.
Doubtful, she winced as they approached tourists and police alike, waiting for someone to stop them, and fearful of what her father would do if someone did.
Bored, restless, fearful, she retreated to the back of the cave, searching it again for any sort of door or anything that might aid her escape.
The key to his character is well given in what Hooper said of him in a letter to Bullinger, that he was " too fearful about what might happen to him."
Fearful that Prussia might obtain control over the private lines, they have imitated Prussian policy and acquired all railways for the state, and much of the old opposition to Prussia is revived in defence of the local railways.
While he possessed sufficient strength to pull away, he was fearful of hurting her, and even more so, of her crying out.
He was finally compelled to take up arms against his Kumanian friends, whom he routed at Hodmezd (May 1282) with fearful loss; but, previously to this, he had arrested the legate, whom he subsequently attempted to starve into submission, and his conduct generally was regarded as so unsatisfactory that, after repeated warnings, the Holy See resolved to supersede him by his Angevin kinsfolk, whom he had also alienated, and on the 8th of August 1288 Pope Nicholas IV.
Chandragupta himself is described as living in barbaric splendour, appearing in public only to hear causes, offer sacrifice, or to go on military and hunting expeditions, and withal so fearful of assassination that he never slept two nights running in the same room.
In both alike the scirocco, bringing rain from the south-west, is a prevalent wind, as well as the bora, the fearful north-north-easter of Illyria, which, sweeping down the lateral valleys of the Dinaric Alps, overwhelms everything in its path.
The mother, fearful lest her son should share his father's fate, flies to the woods, either alone with one attendant, or with a small body of faithful retainers, and there brings up her son in ignorance of his name, his parentage and all knightly accomplishments.
The same night the Sudanese leaders, fearful lest their men might submit, murdered Thruston and his companions and sent letters to Uganda to incite their comrades to mutiny.
Omar was held in check by the mud Expedi- ramparts of Missolonghi; but Dramali, after exacting Lion of fearful vengeance for the massacre of the Turkish Dramali, garrison of the Acropolis at Athens, crossed the 1822.
For a moment her heart leapt, fearful their light had died permanently, trapping them in this awful place.
A touch of coldness made the hair on the back of her neck rise, and she sat up, fearful Kris or Sasha had come for her.
I was fearful he might try to stop me, but there are many girls willing to do as I've done, for food and shelter, so I shan't be missed.
Taran crossed the chamber, fearful of what he'd see.
Ashley relented, fearful gaze on the three guys as she moved away.
During ten years of intermittent marching and fighting between 1861 and 1871 the Maori did no more than prove that they had in them the stuff to stand up against fearful odds and not always to be worsted.
The ship and cargo were burnt, but soon after cases of a suspicious form of disease were observed in the hospital and in the poorest parts of the town; and in the summer a fearful epidemic of plague developed itself which destroyed 40,000 or 50,000 persons, and then became extinct without spreading to other parts of Sicily.
The congress at Rastadt, which had sat for fifteen months without doing the majority of Frenchmen endured so long the fearful sacrifices which his policy exacted.
A fearful drought in 1862-1864 greatly depressed it, and especially discouraged cattle ranching.
That Python was no fearful monster, symbolizing the darkness of winter which is scattered by the advent of spring, is shown by the fact that Apollo was considered to have been guilty of murder in slaying it, and compelled to wander for a term of years and expiate his crime by servitude and purification.
Due to the closeness of the neighbors, I was fearful of noise causing Howie problems.
Her fingers crept up his chest, fearful they would be shoved away before they reached his neck.
For the next quarter of a century he, as the champion of legitimacy,was fighting the Revolution on countless battle-fields, and the fearful struggle only bound the Magyar nation closer to the Habsburg dynasty.
The provincial population, crushed under a load of unjust taxation, could no longer furnish soldiers in the numbers required for the defence of the empire; and on the other hand, the emperors, ever fearful that a brilliantly successful general of Roman extraction might be proclaimed Augustus by his followers, preferred that high military command should be in the hands of a man to whom such.
Leaped a fearful place; what a sight when they rushed from the covert... the horse worth a thousand rubles and the rider beyond all price!
He anguished over the possibility, fearful he would be so horror-stricken he'd wake and miss the telling information that would lead to a capture.
These two oracles agree in the elaborateness of their description of the fearful fate of the enemies of Yahweh (Babylon and Edom are merely representatives of a class), and also in their view of the deliverance and restoration of Israel as an epoch for the whole human race.
It was clear she'd overheard a lot of information and as I was fearful she might confide in someone else, I admitted to her that Howie was the person the world was seeking, the so-called psychic tipster.
After thinking a little while, she added, 'I think Shakespeare made it very terrible so that people would see how fearful it is to do wrong.'