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Fear

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Definition

to fear: to be afraid, frightened, scared
verb
I fear that the clients aren't happy. I'm worried that the clients aren't happy.

a fear: a feeling you have when you are afraid, frightened, scared
noun
a fear of heights vertigo, a scared feeling when you are high in the air

Pronunciation examples
UK: Clowns and terrorist attacks are my greatest fears.
US: She feared her father when she was younger.

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