1. Affected by fear; feeling pain in expectation of evil; apprehensive with solicitude; afraid. I am fearful of the consequences of rash conduct. Hence,
2. Timid; timorous; wanting courage.
What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted?
3. Terrible; impressing fear; frightful; dreadful.
It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. Hebrews 10:27.
4. Awful; to be reverenced.
O Lord, who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises? Exodus 15:11.
That thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, Jehovah, thy God. Deuteronomy 28:58.