|Filled with fear or apprehension.|
Afraid even to turn his head.
Suddenly looked afraid.
Afraid for his life.
Afraid of snakes.
Afraid to ask questions.
|Filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement.|
I'm afraid I won't be able to come.
He was afraid he would have to let her go.
I'm afraid you're wrong.
|Feeling worry or concern or insecurity.|
She was afraid that I might be embarrassed.
Terribly afraid of offending someone.
I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict.