English to Igbo Meaning :: afraid

Afraid :
egwu
keujo - egwuegwun'atụghị egwu
 
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Adjective(1) Filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement(2) Feeling worry or concern or insecurity(3) Having feelings of aversion or unwillingness(4) Filled with regret or concern(5) Used often to soften an unpleasant statement(6) Fearful(7) Reluctant(8) Regretful

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(1) Another part of me is afraid that it's temporary and that I'm not going to be able to hold onto it.(2) I'm afraid that, when it comes right down to it, this is the one that's likely to be closest to the truth.(3) However, the truth is that in their heart of hearts, quite a few adults are afraid of deep water.(4) It is now the political leaders who drove the politics of fear who look most afraid .(5) It got a lot of media attention, and local art officials were afraid that too many people would show up to watch.(6) These men might be afraid of her now, but that fear would only last as long as she could keep her power flowing.(7) They felt nervous about walking home in the dark; they were afraid of evil spirits.(8) We all understand self-indulgence but are afraid that self-denial might be beyond us.(9) We cannot be afraid of the threat of foreign powers because times are changing.(10) I am afraid that now that I am a bit better things are not going to change much.(11) The greatest trick is to not to show that you are afraid of something.(12) I spent most of the film afraid that something terrible would happen to a child, explicitly or not.(13) In consequence we are becoming a tight-lipped silent majority afraid to rise above the parapet.(14) He said that he was afraid that people would not come and stay around the town if there was a concert.(15) They kill and maim people and are too afraid to take the consequences of their actions.(16) It is not just passengers who are afraid of flying - airline employees are fearful too.
Related Words
(1) be afraid ::
na-atụ egwu
(2) afraid of ::
egwu
(3) to be afraid ::
na-atụ egwu
(4) be afraid of ::
-atụ egwu
(5) afraid of the dark ::
egwu nke ọchịchịrị
(6) feel afraid ::
ịtụ egwu
Synonyms
Adjective
1. frightened ::
egwu
2. reluctant ::
na-ala azụ
3. sorry ::
ndo
Antonyms
1. Unafraid
  
2. Bold
  
3. Brave
  
4. Composed
  
5. Confident
  
6. Cool
  
7. Courageous
  
8. Fearless
  
9. Heroic
  
10. Intrepid
  
11. Undaunted
  
12. Valiant
  
13. Eager
  
14. Happy
  
15. Undismayed
  
16. Venturesome
  
Different Forms
afraid, unafraid
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

and I\'m afraid the masons today
are not fit to carry their fathers\' hammers.

and I'm AFRAID the masons today are not fit to carry their fathers' hammers.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 1


100-foot drop into the water...
you were never afraid.

100-foot drop into the water... you were never AFRAID.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1


I\'m afraid it\'s not that...
simple, Jim. We--

I'm AFRAID it's not that... simple, Jim. We--

Westworld Season 2, Episode 4


I\'m afraid not.

I'm AFRAID not.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 4


What\'s Gunning with God?
I\'m afraid to ask.

What's Gunning with God? I'm AFRAID to ask.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 6


English to Igbo Dictionary: afraid

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