What word means fear of etymology

anxiety, the

Fear f. ‘Oppressive feeling of being threatened, fear’. The only in continental western German. testified ahd.angust f. (8th century), mhd.angest fm, mnd.angest, anxt m., mnl.anxt m., anxte f., nl.angst m., afries.ongost, angst go on germ . * angusti- or * angustu- back, abstract formations for the adjective germ. * angu- (see ↗eng). The abstracts formed with the affiliation suffix ie.-st- denote that ‘what is connected with the property‘ closely ’,‘ the narrowness, the state of tightness (anxiety) ’; See Krahe in: PBB 71 (1949) 238. The following exceptions show a different form of formation. Relatives. Aind.áṁhaḥ (stem áṁhas-) 'fear, distress', awest.ązah- 'constriction, constriction (of the throat), oppression, distress, tightness, captivity', Latin angustus (from * angostos) 'tight, narrow' , angustia, mostly in the plur.angustiae 'tightness, anxiety, difficulties' belong to an es- / os-stem ie. * ang̑hes-, * ang̑hos- formed by the same root ie. * ang̑h- 'narrow, narrow, cord' 'Oppression, distress'. In the Nhd. fear is no longer perceived as a noun in certain fixed expressions: I feel, will be afraid (and anxious); cf. also scare you. fearful vb 'make fearful, put in fear', mhd.engstigen (12th century; cf. the adjective earlyhd.engstig 'careful, eifrig, bange') for older, now mostly only used in sophisticated language, fearful, awesome (8th century) Century), mhd.angesten, mnd.ang (e) sten, mnd.mnl.anxten. anxious adj. ‘fearful, full of fear, worried’, ahd.angustlīh (9th century), mhd.angestlich, narrow-minded, mnd.ang (e) stlīk, mnl.anxtelijc.