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δείδω For the Root, v. δίω. plup. in imperf. sense ἐδεδοίκειν pres. δείδω only in first pers., δέδοικα or δέδια being always used as pres. in attic. fear, absol., Hom., etc.; foll. by a prep., δ. περί τινι to be alarmed, anxious about . . , Il., attic; ἀμφί τινι, περί τινος, ὑπέρ τινος id=Il.:—followed by a relat. clause with μή . . , Lat. vereor ne . . , I fear it is . . , followed by subj.; rarely by ind., δείδω μὴ νημερτέα εἶπεν Od.; δ. μὴ οὐ . . , Lat. vereor ut . . , I fear it is not . . , foll. by subj., Hdt., etc.
2.c. inf. to fear to do, Il., Thuc.
3.c. acc. to fear, dread, Hom., etc.
4.τὸ δεδιός, one's fearing, = δέος, Thuc.

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