Definitions of fear on the Web:
•be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event; "I fear she might get aggressive"
•be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!"
•be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement; "I fear I won't make it to your wedding party"
•an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
•be uneasy or apprehensive about; "I fear the results of the final exams"
•concern: an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
•reverence: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"