fearful (adj.) 1
timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
1H4 IV.i.67 [Worcester to Hotspur, of popular belief about Northumberland's absence] such an apprehension / May turn the tide of fearful faction
2H6 III.i.331 [York alone] steel thy fearful thoughts
2H6 III.ii.224 [Warwick to Suffolk, of the latter begging his pardon] after all this fearful homage done
2H6 IV.iv.2 [Queen to herself] grief softens the mind, / And makes it fearful and degenerate
2H6 IV.viii.41 [Clifford to rebels] The fearful French ... / Should make a start o'er seas and vanquish you
3H6 I.i.178 [Westmorland to King] Base, fearful, and despairing Henry!
3H6 I.i.25 [Warwick to York] This is the palace of the fearful King
3H6 II.ii.30 [Clifford to King, of birds' wings] Which sometime they have used with fearful flight
3H6 V.iv.44 [Prince to all] did I but suspect a fearful man, / He should have leave to go away betimes
3H6 V.iv.7 [Queen to all, of the King] like a fearful lad, / With tearful eyes add water to the sea
CE I.i.68 [Egeon to Duke, of the light] Did but convey unto our fearful minds / A doubtful warrant of immediate death
H8 V.i.87 [Cranmer to himself, of King Henry] I am fearful - wherefore frowns he thus?
KJ IV.ii.106 [King John to Messenger] A fearful eye thou hast
KJ IV.ii.191 [Hubert to King John, of the people hearing of Arthur's death] he that hears makes fearful action, / With wrinkled brows, with nods, with rolling eyes
MM III.i.210 [disguised Duke to Isabella] Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful
MM IV.ii.183 [disguised Duke to Provost] I see you fearful
R3 IV.iii.51 [King Richard to Ratcliffe] I have learned that fearful commenting / Is leaden servitor to dull delay
R3 IV.iv.311 [King Richard to Queen Elizabeth, of Dorset] that with a fearful soul / Leads discontented steps in foreign soil
RJ I.iv.108 [Romeo to Benvolio] Some consequence ... / Shall bitterly begin his fearful date / With this night's revels
RJ II.Chorus.8 [Chorus, of Juliet] And she steal love's sweet bait from fearful hooks
RJ III.iii.1 [Friar calling to Romeo] Come forth, thou fearful man
RJ III.v.3 [Juliet to Romeo] It was the nightingale, and not the lark, / That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear
TNK Epilogue.3 [Speaker to audience] I am cruel fearful
Ven 677 [Venus to Adonis, of hunting hare, fox, or roe] Pursue these fearful creatures o'er the downs

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