Fear is the perception of an aversive possibility or threat to something we care about and a consequent desire to avoid it and its attendant consequences. See also anxiety.
Related to perception of threat: alarm, alert, augury, boding, caution, challenge, crisis, danger, difficulty, foreboding, hazard, intimidation, jeopardy, menace, omen, peril, portent, premonition, presage, presentiment, risk, specter, test, trial, trouble, ultimatum, vulnerability, warning
Related to feelings and emotions: Angst, anxiety, apprehension, apprehensiveness, avoidance, butterflies, cold feet, concern, consternation, cowardice, cravenness, creeps, dejection, diffidence, dread, edginess, fainthearted, flap, fright, gloom, gutlessness, horror, jitters, misgiving, mousiness, nervousness, panic, preoccupation, pusillanimity, qualm, queasiness, scare, suspicion, terror, threat, timidity, trepidation, unease, uneasiness, wariness, wimpiness, worry (and as a psychopathology, not a moral emotion, phobia)
|Cowardice, jealousy, pride, suspiciousness |
|Courage, faith, gratitude, humility|