feared

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
fear

Third-person singular
fears

Past tense
feared

Past participle
feared

Present participle
fearing

  1. The past tense and past participle of fear.
    I have always feared that I would grow old alone.
    That CEO is feared by everyone else at the company.

Adjective[change]

Positive
feared

Comparative
more feared

Superlative
most feared

  1. If someone or something is feared, it causes great fear in others.
    He is the most feared manager at the company.