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Other users have misspelling afraid as:

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  1. affraid 6.68%
  2. afriad 5.04%
  3. afaid 2.86%
  4. Other 85.42%
  5. brave 0%

Definitions of afraid


  1. filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement
  2. having feelings of aversion or unwillingness
  3. feeling worry or concern or insecurity
  4. filled with fear or apprehension

Examples of afraid

  1. I'm afraid he is guilty of a good deal of invention.
  2. He was afraid of waking up in the morning and finding that Jessie was dead.
  3. I was talking to a mom today whose daughter's elementary teacher said she was afraid that her daughter had "selective mutism.

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