dread

きょうふ 恐怖 to dread:
こわがる 恐がる
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/dréd/ 〖動〗|他|[SVO]〈人が〉〈人・物・事〉を恐れる; [SV doing/SV that節/SV wh節] …するのを[…ではないかと]ひどく心配する《◆to doも可能だが~ to thinkの構文以外は((まれ)); ⇒ like 1|他|2 》

They ~ failure [failing]. 彼らは失敗するのをこわがる

She ~ed that she would catch (a) cold. かぜをひくのではないかと彼女は心配した

I ~ seeing him. 彼には会いたくない

I ~ed (to think) what might happen in the future. 将来何が起るだろうかと(思って)びくびくしていた.

|自|非常に恐れる.
〖名〗((正式))
1 〖U〗 [or a ~] (極度の)恐怖, 〔…を〕恐れること〔of〕; (未来に対する)心配, 不安(great fear)

suffer from (a) great ~ of heights 高所恐怖症に悩む

be [líve] in dread́ of death 死をたえず恐れている[暮す]

hàve a dread́ of mistakes 過ちをひどく恐れている.

2 〖C〗 恐れられる人[物]; [通例a/the ~] 恐怖[心配]の種.
〖形〗[限定]((古))(非常に)恐ろしい; おそれ多い.

English-Japanese dictionary. 2013.

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