Afraid in a sentence

The word "afraid" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of afraid and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Afraid

  • Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive.
  • filled with fear or apprehension

How to use afraid in a sentence. Afraid pronunciation.

I will not shrink I shrank yesterday because I was afraid of the world; to-day I will face it, I will-" She stopped suddenly, and another look flashed into her face.
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But more than all that, you must know I was afraid of being damn'd in those Days; for I kept sneaking, cowardly Company, Fellows that went to Church, and said Grace to their Meat, and had not the least Tincture of Quality about em.
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You are of a timorous Nature, and afraid of being damn'd. 'How have I lov'd, to Heaven I appeal; but Heaven does now permit that Love no more.
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We'll not starve, here, but we'll not get rich, I'm afraid.
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There is nothing daunts her so much as the Approach of _Shrove-Tuesday_; for she's more afraid of the Mob, than a Debtor of a Serjeant, Or a Bayliff in an Inns of Court.
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So that I am afraid he does design as well to rob you of your Treasure as your Honour.
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I promise faithfully nobody from home shall ever come to see me, so don't be afraid.
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I'm afraid you're shocked, Mrs. Mumford.
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I am afraid I must not let you come here to call upon me.
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His anger had never taken such a form as this; for the first time Louise did in truth feel afraid of him.
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She got rather badly burnt, I'm afraid.
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I should like to discuss it with my father, but am afraid to touch a sore point.
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I had no relatives and knew nothing of any world save the little one in which I had all my life moved, and I was terribly afraid to try any other.
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O," said he, "I'm afraid we are too poor to give so much.
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The lady not answering, the child repeated the question, when the reply came, with deep emotion, "I am afraid not.
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I'm afraid I shall have to have a talk with him.
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Both kept their voices low, as if afraid of being overheard in the next room.
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I knew how the times were changing, and I was weak enough to be afraid I might do you an injustice.
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His son, I'm afraid, waits impatiently for the old man's removal to a better world.
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Don't be afraid; if any one runs up against you, I'll knock him down.
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Examples of Afraid

Example #1
Presently she spoke in a different tone; a new light had come upon her mind.
Example #2
I will not have it so.
Example #3
Justice _Holt_, for using these following Expressions, and were thereof Convicted.
Example #4
This is spoken by one in a Minister's Habit.
Example #5
Why does it then permit us Life and Thought?
Example #6
Are we deceiv'd in its Omnipotence?