Afeard Definition

ə-fîrd
adjective
Afraid.
American Heritage
Frightened; afraid.
Webster's New World

(archaic) Afraid.

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Origin of Afeard

  • Middle English afered from Old English āfǣred past participle of āfǣran to frighten ā- intensive pref. fǣran to frighten (from fǣr danger fear)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From afear +‎ -ed.

    From Wiktionary

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