Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Fear"

The meaning of "Fear" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does fearing mean?
A: To be scared of.

“I fear you”
I’m scared of you.

Fearing is another way of saying afraid

“I’m afraid of heights”
I’m scared of heights
Q: What does have been met fear mean?
A: That's a good question. :)

I think:

Have been met with~ = ~に遭われた
(I think "have been" makes it passive.)

To rephrase it with "have met:"

Mutants who have come forward and revealed themselves publicly have met with fear, hostility, even violence.

(I think this makes "Mutants" into the subject of the sentence. But it is okay too!)

ニュアンスは違うけど、どちらでもいいでしょう。
Q: What does fear's sort of an odd thing mean?
A: fear is a strange thing
Q: What does fear the living mean?
A: Example: You must guard against people. The dead will not come to sue you. Their living relatives will.

It's to be cautious around people they may have bad intentions

Q: What does The fear of wasting a great outfit on an insignificant day. mean?
A: The person does not want to wear nice clothes on days that are not important.

Example sentences using "Fear"

Q: Please show me example sentences with fear and afraid .
A: The FEAR is a feeling.
Don't be AFRAID, I'll protect you.
The FEAR stopped he.
Why are you so AFRAID of dark?
Q: Please show me example sentences with fear of missing out/fomo.
A: I'm so tired but I can't go to sleep. All my friends are going out and I have serious FOMO.


Q: Please show me example sentences with "lest" (for fear that).
A: He doesn't dare leave the house lest he would get wet.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Despite my fears.
A: Despite my fears, I’m going to fly on a plane.

Despite my fears, I’m going to learn to swim.

Despite my fears = even though I’m afraid

Even though I’m afraid of heights, I want to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

(Or,)

Despite my fear of heights, I want to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
Q: Please show me example sentences with for fear.
A: I put down the glass for fear of breaking it.

Also, I put down the glass lest I break it. It makes sense but it doesn't sound natural because it's a sort of old word.

Synonyms of "Fear" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between fear and afraid ?
A: fear é um verbo/substantivo e afraid é um adjetivo.
fear é a emoção que sentimos quando estamos sendo ameaçados e afraid é a sensação do medo
Fear=medo
afraid=ter medo
Q: What is the difference between a fear and a phobia ?
A: a fear is a normal way of being scared of something
A phobia is something exagerated

I am scared of closed places. I can take the elevator.

I am claustrophobic. I probably gonna pass out.
Q: What is the difference between fear and afraid ?
A: Fear is a noun or a verb.
Afraid is an adjective.
I fear that he is dead.
I am afraid that he is dead.
You can feel fear.
Q: What is the difference between fear and afraid ?
A: Fear é um substantivo (também serve de verbo) que significa medo.
"When fear becomes reality." = Quando o medo se torna realidade. (Nesse caso, ele está fazendo o papel de substantivo.)
"What do they fear most?" = O que eles mais temem? (Fear com sentido de verbo).
Afraid é um adjetivo, para descrever quando a pessoa tem medo.
"I'm afraid of spiders" = Tenho medo de aranhas.
"Don't be afraid." = Não tenha medo.
Q: What is the difference between fear and scare? for example:fear/scare often prevents people from doing what they would like to do and fear/scare often prevents people from doing what they would like to do ?
A: Fear is a feeling, scare is done by whatever you are afraid of.

A. I have a fear of bees.

B. The bee scared me.

Translations of "Fear"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ゲームのセリフでこれはどういう意味ですか?
”you really do...so many fears...so many desires”
A:

In that case

You really do (disappoint me)

(You have) so many fears

(You have) so many desires
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? He ran away to get afraid of...
or
He ran away with fear....
which is correct? Could you pls correct my sentence?
A: "He ran away in fear of..." would be correct, but "he ran away with fear..." could also be fine depending on what exactly you want to say.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? fear
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm paralyzed with fear
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? to have a fear of performing in front of a big crowd
A: 'Stage fright' I have stage fright is a saying we use when we are scared to preform in front of a crowd

Other questions about "Fear"

Q: "A certain fear can be inherited through generations. A provocative study of mouse reports"

Can anyone tell me what's wrong with this sentence? The book said that in this case the word "mouse" should be " mice" but didn't say why?
A: It should be "mice" if the study was on more than one mouse. If the study was on just one mouse, then it should be "A provocative study on a mouse reports...."
Q: His fears began. does this sound natural?
Q: He got up earlier for fear of being late
~~~~
He got up earlier in fear of being late

Which one is correct? and in case they both are correct is there a difference between the two of them?
A: La prima è corretta, ma "earlier" è un comparativo. Sottintende qualcosa tipo "than usual" o comunque deve essere in relazione a qualcosa:

You're always late, you should get up earlier ("then you do")

Anche se è quello che intendevi, non c'è niente nella frase che lo faccia pensare, per questo non suona naturale.
Q: 1. She turned pale with fear

2. She turned white with fear does this sound natural?
A: @unpredictablecrow: Hair should turn white, face should turn pale.
Q: 'All that he would reveal to us of his ring-lore told against my fears' (taken from the Lord of the Rings)

Told against my fears? Did my fears increase or decrease? How does 'tell against something' work?
A: This passage Gandalf speaks about Saruman to Frodo. "Told against my fears" means that what Saruman told Gandalf about his ring-lore and forging made Gandalf less worried and suspicious. Gandalf had his concerns, but everything Saruman told him went against/addressed those concerns for the most part.

This is confirmed by the next line, "So my doubt slept---but uneasily. Still I watched and waited."

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