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Definition of "fearing" []

  • Present participle of fear. (verb)
  • Exhibiting fear. (adjective)
  • Showing profound respect or deference. (adjective)

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Use "fearing" in a sentence
  • "An eyewitness, who refused to give his name fearing he would be targeted, said the restaurant was full when the car bomb exploded shortly before 8 a.m."
  • "A witness, who wouldn't give his name fearing reprisals, claimed the police used unjustified force."
  • "A witness, who wouldn't give his name fearing reprisals, says the police used unjustified force."