⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'fear' from English to Swedish
NOUN1   fear | -
NOUN2   a fear | fears
VERB   to fear | feared | feared
fearing | fears
SYNO awe | care | concern | ...
att fruktato fear
fasa {u}fear
fruktan {u}fear
ångest {u}fear
flygfobi {u}
fear of flying
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Translation for 'fear' from English to Swedish

to fear
att frukta

fasa {u}

fruktan {u}

ångest {u}

fear of flying
flygfobi {u}luftf.psyk.
Usage Examples English
  • Fear of fish or ichthyophobia ranges from cultural phenomena such as fear of eating fish, fear of touching raw fish, or fear of dead fish, up to irrational fear (specific phobia).
  • During the "Fear Itself" storyline, the Straw Man fought against Nightmare's attempt to use the fear brought by the Serpent to become the King of Fear.
  • Emotions such as fear are part of human nature (see Fear § Innate fear for example).
  • Some sufferers of genophobia may develop the fear as a result of preexisting fears.
  • Entomophobia sometimes known as Insectophobia is a specific phobia characterized by an excessive or unrealistic fear of one or more classes of insect, and classified as a phobia by the DSM-5.
  • The study cited fear — fear of missing out, fear of returning to a pile of work, fear of being seen as under-performing, and fear of being seen as replaceable — as the most common reason why workers did not use their vacation time.
  • Fear motives, e.g. fear of rejection, reduce one's willpower and well-being.
  • Diagraphephobia is the excessive fear of deleting files, an extreme fear of losing your data, or the extreme fear of getting deleted due to believing that you live in a simulation or computer game.
  • Some types of erotophobia include fear of nudity, fear of sexual images, negative attitudes towards homosexuality, fear of sex education, fear of sexual discourse.
  • Other conditions of fear or aversion associated with age groups have their own names, particularly: paedophobia, the fear of infants and children; ephebiphobia, the fear of youth, sometimes also referred to as an irrational fear of adolescents or a prejudice against teenagers; and gerontophobia, the fear of elderly people.
  • His book "Philosophy of Fearism" published through the self-publishing US service Xlibris.
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