So what is fear? According to the dictionary, fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.
Sweaty palms, racing heartbeat, nausea, anxiety. Fear certainly is unpleasant! You know that pit in the stomach feeling that makes you just want to hide, and curl up somewhere safe? Friend, me too! And don’t you just hate that feeling? Fear will cause us to stop dead in our tracks and flee just as fast as we can in the other direction.