Word of the Day: Afraid

a-fraid / ə-ˈfrād




  1. in a state of terror or fear

He who is afraid of a thing gives it power over him.

Spanish Proverb


  1. feeling concern, regret, etc.

The butterfly who settles on a branch is afraid that he will break it.

Armenian Proverb


  1. filled with reluctance

One who is afraid of asking questions is ashamed of learning.

Danish Proverb